ECG-gated multislice Computed Tomography angiography as a comprehensive non-invasive imaging tool in patient with aortic coarctation: CTA in aortic coarctation

ECG-gated multislice Computed Tomography angiography as a comprehensive non-invasive imaging tool in patient with aortic coarctation

CTA in aortic coarctation

Authors

  • Giuseppe Runza Department of Radiology, ASP Siracusa, Italy
  • Ludovico La Grutta Department of Radiology, University of Palermo, Italy
  • Erica Maffei Department of Radiology, Area Vasta 1, ASUR Marche, Italy
  • Bruna Punzo SDN IRCCS, Naples, Italy
  • Carlo Cavaliere SDN IRCCS, Naples, Italy
  • Filippo Cademartiri SDN IRCCS, Naples, Italy

Keywords:

Multislice Computed Tomography Angiography; ECG-Gated Scan; Aortic Coarctation; Collateral Vascularization; Collaterals

Abstract

We describe a case of a 52 year-old-woman with aortic coarctation demonstrated by means of 40-slice MSCT angiography. Based on the information extracted from MSCT it was possible to display the anatomical configuration of the disease, the thoraco-abdominal collateral pathways. The best therapeutic approach was established on the basis of MSCT findings. MSCT is a reliable and comprehensive tool for the assessment of adult patients with aortic coarctation.

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Published

30-04-2021

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Runza G, La Grutta L, Maffei E, Punzo B, Cavaliere C, Cademartiri F. ECG-gated multislice Computed Tomography angiography as a comprehensive non-invasive imaging tool in patient with aortic coarctation: CTA in aortic coarctation. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2021 Apr. 30 [cited 2024 Jul. 24];92(S1):e2021145. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/9945