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Publication Name World Journal of Radiology
Manuscript ID 8987
Country/Territory Singapore
Received
2014-01-16 11:11
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2014-01-17 10:03
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2014-02-13 16:19
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2014-04-19 14:26
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2014-06-28 15:27
ISSN 1949-8470 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Multi-detector computed tomography in the diagnosis and management of acute aortic syndromes
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List James Thomas Patrick Decourcy Hallinan and Gopinathan Anil
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Gopinathan Anil, MD, FRCR, FAMS, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Singapore. ivyanil10@gmail.com
Key Words Acute aortic syndrome; Computed tomography scan; Aortic dissection; Intramural haematoma; Penetrating aortic ulcer; Aortic aneurysm
Core Tip Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a spectrum of conditions, which may ultimately progress to potentially life-threatening aortic rupture. This syndrome encompasses aortic dissection (AD), intramural haematoma, penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer and unstable thoracic aortic aneurysms. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) is crucial in the diagnosis of AAS in the emergency setting due to its speed, accuracy and ready availability. This review will focus on the use of MDCT in AAS including the imaging protocols, spectrum of radiological findings, implications for planning and follow-up of endovascular and surgical treatment, and potential diagnostic pitfalls.
Publish Date 2014-06-28 15:27
Citation Hallinan JTPD, Anil G. Multi-detector computed tomography in the diagnosis and management of acute aortic syndromes. World J Radiol 2014; 6(6): 355-365
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8470/full/v6/i6/355.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4329/wjr.v6.i6.355
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