1. Prince MR, Narasimham DL, Jacoby WT et al (1996) Three-dimensional gadolinium-enhanced MR an-giography of the thoracic aorta. AJR Am J Roentgenol 166:1387-97

2. Macura KJ, Szarf G, Fishman FK et al (2003) Role of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in assessment of acute aortic syndromes. Semin Ultrasound CT MR 24:232-54

3. Kupfahl C, Honold M, Meinhardt G et al (2004) Evaluation of aortic stenosis by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: comparison with established routine clinical technics. Heart 90:893-901

4. Garcier JM, Petitcolin V, Filaire M et al (2003) Normal diameter of the thoracic aorta in adults: a mag netic resonance imaging study. Surg Radiol Anat. 25:322-9

5. Muster AJ, Idriss RF, Backer CL (2001) The left-sided aortic arch in humans, viewed as the end-result of natural selection during vertebrate evolution. Cardiol Young 11:11-22

6. Choe YH, Kim DK, Koh EM (1999) Takayasu arteri-tis: diagnosis with MR imaging and MR angiogra-phy in acute and chronic active stages. J Magn Re-son Imaging. 10:751-7

7. Pereles FS, McCarthy RM, Baskara V et al (2002) Thoracic aortic dissection and aneurysm: evaluation with nonenhanced true FISP MR angiography in less than 4 minutes. Radiology. Apr 223(1):270-4

8. van Son JA, Julsrud PR, Hagler DJ ( 1994) Imaging strategies for vascular rings. Ann Thorac Surg; Mar 57(3):604-10

9. Chun K, Colombani PM, Dudgeon DL et al (1992 ) Diagnosis and management of congenital vascular rings: a 22-year experience. Ann Thorac Surg; Apr 53(4):597-602; discussion 602-3

10. Grathwohl KW, Afifi AY, Dillard TA (1999 ) Vascular rings of the thoracic aorta in adults. Am Surg; Nov 65(11):1077-83

11. Van Dyke CW, White RD (1994) Congenital abnormalities of the thoracic aorta presenting in the adult. J Thorac Imaging 9:230-245

12. Kersting-Sommerhoff BA, Sechtem UP, Fisher MR et al (1987) MR imaging of congenital anomalies of the aortic arch. AJR 149:9-13

13. Billig DM (1973) Congenital anomalies of the thoracic aorta and its branches: pathophysiology, clinical course, and management. Prog Cardiovasc 16:43-67

14. Schulthess GK von, Higashino SM, Higgins SS et al (1986) Coarctation of the aorta. Radiology 158:469474

15. Stefens JC, Boume MW, Sarkuma H et al (1994) Quantification of collateral blood flow in coarcta-tion of the aorta by velocity encoded cine magnetic resonance imaging. Circulation 90:937-943

16. Benachenhou K, Azarnouch K, Filaire M et al ( 2004) Evolution of healthy thoracic aortic segment diameter during follow-up of patients with aortic aneurysm or dissection: a magnetic resonance imaging study. Surg Radiol Anat. Oct 29

17. Persson A, Dahlstrom N, Engellau L, Larsson EM et al (2004) Volume rendering compared with maximum intensity projection for magnetic resonance angiography measerements of the abdominal aorta. Acta Radiol 45:453-9

18. Nastri MV, Baptista LP, Baroni RH et al (2004) Gadolinium-enhanced three-dimensional MR angiography of Takayasu arteritis.Radiographics 24:773-86.

19. Hartnell GG (2001) Imaging of aortic aneurysm and dissection: CT and MRI. J Thorac Imaging 16:35-46

20. Khan IA, Nair CK. (2002) Clinical, diagnostic, and management perspectives of aortic dissection. Chest 122:311-328

21. Scheel AK, Meller J, Vosshenrich R et al (2004) Diagnosis and follow up of aortitis in the elderly. Ann Rheum Dis. 63:1507-10

22. Clague J, Magee P, MillsP (1992) Diagnostic dissection in suspected thoracic aortic dissection. Br Heart J 67:428-429

23. Ledbetter S, Stuk JL, Kaufman JA (1999) Helical

(spiral) CT in the evaluation of emergent thoracic aortic syndromes: traumatic aortic rupture, aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, intramural hematoma, and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. Radiol Clin North Am 37:575-589

24. Mathieu D, Keita K, Loisance D et al (1986) Postoperative CT follow-up of aortic dissection. J Comput Assist Tomogr 10:216-8

25. Matsunaga N, Hayashi K, Okada M et al (2003) Magnetic resonance imaging features of aortic diseasees. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 14:253-66

26. Keren A, Kim CB, Hu BS et al (1996) Accuracy of biplane and multiplane transesophageal echocardiog-

raphy in diagnosis of typical acute aortic dissection and intramural hematoma. J am Coll Cardiol. 28:627-36

27. Vignon P, Gueret P, Vedrinne JM et al (1995) Role of transesophageal echocardiography in the diagnosis and management of traumatic aortic disruption. Circulation 92:2959-6

28. Petasnick JP (1991) Radiologic evaluation of aortic dissection. Radiology 180:297-305

29. Guthaner D, Miller DG (1983) Digital substraction angiography of aortic dissection. AJR Am J Roentgenol 141:157-161

Your Heart and Nutrition

Your Heart and Nutrition

Prevention is better than a cure. Learn how to cherish your heart by taking the necessary means to keep it pumping healthily and steadily through your life.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment