computed tomography angiography


Summary: A non-invasive method that uses a CT scanner for capturing images of blood vessels and tissues. A CONTRAST MATERIAL is injected, which helps produce detailed images that aid in diagnosing VASCULAR DISEASES.

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  1. Chowdhury M, Makris G, Tarkin J, Joshi F, Hayes P, Rudd J, et al. Lower limb arterial calcification (LLAC) scores in patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease are associated with increased cardiac mortality and morbidity. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182952 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the largest study to investigate links between lower limb arterial calcification and cardiovascular events in symptomatic PAD. We describe a straightforward, reproducible, CT-derived measure of calcification-the LLAC score. ..
  2. Tan Y, Zhou J, Zhou Y, Yang X, Yang J, Chen Y. Characteristics Detected on Computed Tomography Angiography Predict Coronary Artery Plaque Progression in Non-Culprit Lesions. Korean J Radiol. 2017;18:487-497 pubmed publisher
    This study sought to determine whether variables detected on coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) would predict plaque progression in non-culprit lesions (NCL)...
  3. Baggish A, Weiner R, Kanayama G, Hudson J, Lu M, Hoffmann U, et al. Cardiovascular Toxicity of Illicit Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use. Circulation. 2017;135:1991-2002 pubmed publisher
    ..Using transthoracic echocardiography and coronary computed tomography angiography, we assessed 3 primary outcome measures: left ventricular (LV) systolic function (left ventricular ..
  4. Mahmood H, Plumb A, Vega R, Windsor A. Incidental finding - the discovery of a bronchopulmonary foregut malformation through investigations for Crohn's disease. J Radiol Case Rep. 2017;11:10-19 pubmed publisher
    ..This was an incidental finding unrelated to the patients presenting complaint. This case highlights the importance of using a structured and systematic approach when interpreting medical imagery...
  5. Ferencik M, Pencina K, Liu T, Ghemigian K, Baltrusaitis K, Massaro J, et al. Coronary Artery Calcium Distribution Is an Independent Predictor of Incident Major Coronary Heart Disease Events: Results From the Framingham Heart Study. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10: pubmed publisher
  6. Cholet C, Mathon B, Law ye B. Rare Intracranial Donut Aneurysm. World Neurosurg. 2017;103:950.e1-950.e3 pubmed publisher
    ..This finding was consistent with a giant arterial aneurysm presenting with a central thrombus, also called "donut aneurysm". ..
  7. Tessler R, Nguyen H, Newton C, Betts J. Pediatric penetrating neck trauma: Hard signs of injury and selective neck exploration. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;82:989-994 pubmed publisher
    Selective neck exploration and computed tomography angiography (CTA) in penetrating neck trauma have been well described in adults. However, data in the pediatric population are sparse...
  8. Alnemari A, Mansour T, Bazerbashi M, Buehler M, Schroeder J, Gaudin D. Dynamic Four-Dimensional Computed Tomography Angiography for Neurovascular Pathologies. World Neurosurg. 2017;105:1034.e11-1034.e18 pubmed publisher
    ..This article illustrates, summarizes, and reviews the multifaceted application of four-dimensional (4D) computed tomography angiography (CTA) in the characterization and diagnosis of various cerebrovascular and tumor-associated vascular ..
  9. Takayanagi T, Arai T, Amanuma M, Sano T, Ichiba M, Ishizaka K, et al. Pacemaker-induced Metallic Artifacts in Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography: Clinical Feasibility of Single Energy Metal Artifact Reduction Technique. Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi. 2017;73:460-466 pubmed publisher
    Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) in patients with pacemaker suffers from metallic lead-induced artifacts, which often interfere with accurate assessment of coronary luminal stenosis...

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  1. Bannazadeh M, Jenkins C, Forsyth A, Kramer J, Aggarwal A, Somerset A, et al. Outcomes for concomitant common iliac artery aneurysms after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:1390-1397 pubmed publisher
    ..Of the techniques studied (EE, FL, and no-FL), there was no significant difference in reintervention rates between the three. All three techniques remain viable options for the endovascular repair of CCIAA. ..
  2. Wang Y, Zheng X, Liu K. Surgical Repair of Bland-White-Garland Syndrome With Giant Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e375-e377 pubmed publisher
    ..He underwent a thorough anatomic correction to excise the aneurysm and reconstruct a coronary system of two vessels. The postoperative period of this patient was uneventful...
  3. Rossi A, Wragg A, Klotz E, Pirro F, Moon J, Nieman K, et al. Dynamic Computed Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Comparison of Clinical Analysis Methods for the Detection of Vessel-Specific Ischemia. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Endocardial perfusion parameters obtained by semiautomatic analysis of dynamic computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging may permit robust discrimination between coronary vessels causing ischemia versus not causing ischemia. ..
  4. Wang J, Cox P. A Woman in Her 30s With a History of Cervical Cancer Presents With Shortness of Breath and Pleuritic Chest Pain. Chest. 2017;151:e115-e118 pubmed publisher
    ..Three weeks prior to presentation to the ED, a repeat MRI pelvis showed no evidence of tumor progression and features consistent with posttreatment fibrotic changes. ..
  5. Farber M, Eagleton M, Mastracci T, McKinsey J, Vallabhaneni R, Sonesson B, et al. Results from multiple prospective single-center clinical trials of the off-the-shelf p-Branch fenestrated stent graft. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:982-990 pubmed publisher
    ..Long-term follow-up is needed to assess the effectiveness and durability of this treatment strategy and to refine the indications for use. ..
  6. Dong M, Hu L, Huang Y, Xu X, Liu Y, Wei Y. Cerebrovascular risk factors for patients with cerebral watershed infarction: A case-control study based on computed tomography angiography in a population from Southwest China. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7505 pubmed publisher
    ..The ipsilateral middle cerebral artery, carotid artery, and contralateral middle cerebral artery were independent cerebrovascular risk factors for I-CWI. No cerebrovascular risk factor was identified for E-CWI. ..
  7. Wei Y, Jiang H, Shi Y, Qu D, Gregori G, Zheng F, et al. Age-Related Alterations in the Retinal Microvasculature, Microcirculation, and Microstructure. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017;58:3804-3817 pubmed publisher
    ..05). During aging, decreases in retinal vessel density, inner retinal layer thickness, and venular BFV were evident and impacted each other as observed by simultaneous changes in multiple retinal components. ..
  8. Thind A, Sarma D, Allouni A, Abdallah F, Murray D, Thind K, et al. Preliminary Dual-Center Experience with the Bolton Treovance Endograft. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:533-537 pubmed publisher
  9. Phillippi J, Hill J, Billaud M, Green B, Kotlarczyk M, Gleason T. Bicuspid Aortic Valve Morphotype Correlates With Regional Antioxidant Gene Expression Profiles in the Proximal Ascending Aorta. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:79-87 pubmed publisher
    ..This work indicates regional differences exist in the oxidative stress biology of the proximal aortic wall, and this may lead to newer diagnostic techniques to adjudicate aortic catastrophe risk. ..
  10. Antoniak R, Grabowska Derlatka L, Nawrot I, Cieszanowski A, Rowinski O. Aneurysms of Peripancreatic Arterial Arcades Coexisting with Celiac Trunk Stenosis or Occlusion: Single Institution Experience. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:1645013 pubmed publisher
    ..The uninvolved collateral pathway may be sufficient to preserve effective circulation in celiac trunk branches in case of resection or embolization of the aneurysms. However, further studies are crucial to confirm our findings. ..
  11. Marsh D, Postnov D, Rowland D, Wexler A, Sosnovtseva O, Holstein Rathlou N. Architecture of the rat nephron-arterial network: analysis with micro-computed tomography. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017;313:F351-F360 pubmed publisher
    ..The distance separating origins of pairs of afferent arterioles varied randomly. The results suggest an irregular-network tree structure with vascular nodes, where arteriolar activity and local blood pressure interact. ..
  12. Ozturk S, Kalyoncuoglu M, Durmuş G, Topcu A, Can M. Acute lower extremity paralysis after lower extremity endovascular intervention. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017;45:283-285 pubmed publisher
    ..CT showed bulge of distended bladder compressing stent struts. Following placement of Foley catheter, condition improved and he was subsequently discharged uneventfully. ..
  13. Maldaner N, Stienen M, Bijlenga P, Croci D, Zumofen D, Dalonzo D, et al. Interrater Agreement in the Radiologic Characterization of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms Based on Computed Tomography Angiography. World Neurosurg. 2017;103:876-882.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..agreement in the initial radiologic characterization of ruptured intracranial aneurysms based on computed tomography angiography (CTA) with special emphasis on the rater's level of experience...
  14. Meng X, Yang Y, Yang K, Zhang Y, Lu P, Fan P, et al. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm: A retrospective study in a single-center of China. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6793 pubmed publisher
    ..The most frequently ruptured orifices were lateral and posterior walls of the left ventricle. Surgery is recommended as the first option, and conservative therapy can be considered for appropriate patients. ..
  15. Itoga N, Kim T, Sailer A, Fleischmann D, Mell M. Lower extremity computed tomography angiography can help predict technical success of endovascular revascularization in the superficial femoral and popliteal artery. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:835-843.e1 pubmed publisher
    Preprocedural computed tomography angiography (CTA) assists in evaluating vascular morphology and disease distribution and in treatment planning for patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  16. Zhang X, Sun Y, Chen Z, Jing Y, Xu M. Management of Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Complications via Retrograde Catheterization Through the Distal Stent-Graft Landing Zone. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:390-393 pubmed publisher
    ..In some EVAR cases, the technique of retrograde catheterization through the distal stent-graft landing zone is feasible, safe, and easy to perform. ..
  17. Kamman A, Yang B, Kim K, Williams D, Michael Deeb G, Patel H. Visceral Malperfusion in Aortic Dissection: The Michigan Experience. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;29:173-178 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the most appropriate period of delay remains unknown and there is a persistent risk of rupture before repair is performed. Future studies should be performed to determine whether these various treatment paradigms have merit. ..
  18. Lee T, Hsuan C, Shih C, Liang H, Tsai H, Tseng W, et al. Early detection of myocardial infarction following blunt chest trauma by computed tomography: a case report. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017;17:56 pubmed publisher
    ..This valuable sign should not be missed during the initial interpretation. ..
  19. Teramoto S, Yamamoto T, Nakao Y, Watanabe M. Novel Anatomic Classification of Spontaneous Thalamic Hemorrhage Classified by Vascular Territory of Thalamus. World Neurosurg. 2017;104:452-458 pubmed publisher
    ..32; P < 0.001), and type of thalamic hemorrhage (OR, 2.08; P = 0.038). The present study proposed a novel anatomic classification of thalamic hemorrhage according to the major thalamic vascular territories. ..
  20. Huntress L, Nassiri N, Shafritz R, Rahimi S. Transcervical Carotid Stent Placement in the Setting of a Hostile Neck and a Type III Aortic Arch. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:346-349 pubmed publisher
    ..He was treated via a hybrid approach for carotid artery stenting. ..
  21. Carlo W, Clark S, Borasino S, Alten J. Impact of contrast exposure from computed tomography angiography on acute kidney injury after neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017;12:540-545 pubmed publisher
    ..It is unclear if exposure to computed tomography angiography (CTA) in the preoperative period increases the risk of AKI...
  22. Abdallah F, Serracino Inglott F, Ananthakrishnan G. Giant Hepatic Aneurysm Presenting With Hematemesis Successfully Treated With an Endovascular Technique. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:331-334 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a case of large common hepatic aneurysm presenting with life-threatening hematemesis due to duodenal erosion, in a 66-year-old man, treated by embolization with Onyx and coils while preserving hepatic perfusion. ..
  23. Zhang S, Wu C, Liu L, Jia Y, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, et al. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of the Peripapillary Retina in Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017;182:194-200 pubmed publisher
    ..In acute PACG eyes, peripapillary retinal VD decreased significantly compared with the contralateral unaffected eyes. Peripapillary retinal VD was significantly correlated with other glaucomatous changes. ..
  24. Madder R, VanOosterhout S, Klungle D, Mulder A, Elmore M, Decker J, et al. Multimodality Intracoronary Imaging With Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Intravascular Ultrasound in Asymptomatic Individuals With High Calcium Scores. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10: pubmed publisher
    ..This observation may have implications on coronary risk among individuals with a high CACS considering that it is coronary LRP, rather than calcification, that underlies the majority of acute coronary events. ..
  25. Vemuri C, McLaughlin L, Abuirqeba A, Thompson R. Clinical presentation and management of arterial thoracic outlet syndrome. J Vasc Surg. 2017;65:1429-1439 pubmed publisher
    ..Current surgical protocols can achieve excellent outcomes for this rare and often complicated condition. ..
  26. Kim G, Lawrence P, Moridzadeh R, Zimmerman K, Munoz A, Luna Ortiz K, et al. New predictors of complications in carotid body tumor resection. J Vasc Surg. 2017;65:1673-1679 pubmed publisher
    ..8 times increase in >250 mL of blood loss and 1.5 times increased risk of cranial nerve injury. ..
  27. Lonngi M, Velez F, Tsui I, Davila J, Rahimi M, Chan C, et al. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography in Children With Amblyopia. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135:1086-1091 pubmed publisher
    ..To date, no studies using noninvasive optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) have measured blood flow in the retinal capillary layers in children with amblyopia...
  28. Do B, Rodger D. Sickle cell disease and the eye. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2017;28:623-628 pubmed publisher
    ..To review recent literature pertaining to sickle cell retinopathy (SCR) and, in particular, sickle cell maculopathy...
  29. Yu C, Lee H, Suh J, Lee N, Park S, Park T, et al. Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Predicts Guidewire Crossing and Success of Percutaneous Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusion: Korean Multicenter CTO CT Registry Score as a Tool for Assessing Difficulty in Chronic Total Occlusion Percutan. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017;10: pubmed publisher
    ..05, all). KCCT scoring could predict successful guidewire crossing ?30 minutes and also procedural success. KCCT scoring may enable noninvasive grading difficulty of CTO percutaneous coronary intervention. ..
  30. Addagatla K, Mamtani R, Babkowski R, Ebright M. Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura With Abdominal Aortic Blood Supply. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:e415-e417 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the intraoperative findings revealed a benign SFTP. Here we discuss a unique presentation of a large SFTP radiographically mimicking an ILS, and we propose a safe management strategy for this entity. ..
  31. Lee E, Lee K, Lee S, Kim T. Parapapillary Choroidal Microvasculature Dropout in Glaucoma: A Comparison between Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography and Indocyanine Green Angiography. Ophthalmology. 2017;124:1209-1217 pubmed publisher
    ..A localized MvD observed in the parapapillary choroid using OCTA coincided with the ICGPD detected by ICGA. These findings indicate that OCTA accurately images impaired parapapillary choroidal circulation. ..
  32. Beeres M, Juhee K, Bucher A, Frellesen C, Albrecht M, Wichmann J, et al. Automated Attenuation Based Tube Potential Selection of the Lower Extremity Runoff: A Comparison to Fixed Kilovolt with Automated Tube Current Modulation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017;41:817-822 pubmed publisher potential selection (ATPS) on image quality and radiation dose exposure parameters at a computed tomography angiography (CTA) lower-extremity runoff...
  33. Mishra A, Jain N, Bhagwat A. CT Angiography of Peripheral Arterial Disease by 256-Slice Scanner: Accuracy, Advantages and Disadvantages Compared to Digital Subtraction Angiography. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:247-254 pubmed publisher
    ..7% as compared to DSA. Overall, 256-slice CTA provides fast and accurate imaging of vascular tree which can restrict DSA only in few selected cases as a problem-solving tool where clinico-radiological mismatch is present. ..
  34. Wang T, Shu C, Li Q, Li M, Li X, He H, et al. First experience with the double chimney technique in the treatment of aortic arch diseases. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:1018-1027 pubmed publisher
    ..More experience with long-term results is needed to evaluate the effectiveness and durability of this advanced endovascular procedure. ..
  35. Zhang S, Su Y, Chen H. Differentiation of chronic total occlusion and subtotal occlusion of the femoropopliteal artery-role of retrograde flow sign and collateral circulation on CT angiography images. Br J Radiol. 2017;90:20170016 pubmed publisher
    ..Advances in knowledge: A retrograde flow sign combined with a collateral circulation sign is of great clinical value to differentiate between chronic total stenosis and severe stenosis (subtotal occlusion) of the FPA. ..
  36. Göksu E, Koc P, Küçükseymen E, Unal A, Genç F, Gencer E, et al. The association of the circle of Willis anomaly and risk of stroke in patients with carotid artery disease. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2017;75:429-432 pubmed publisher
    ..There was no statistically significant difference in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid artery disease in terms of the anomaly of the circle of Willis. ..
  37. Chien J, Sioufi K, Ferenczy S, Say E, Shields C. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Features of Iris Racemose Hemangioma in 4 Cases. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135:1106-1110 pubmed publisher
    ..Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) allows visualization of iris racemose hemangioma course and its relation to the normal iris microvasculature...
  38. Gaemperli O, Delgado V, Habib G, Kaufmann P, Bax J. The year in cardiology 2015: imaging. Eur Heart J. 2016;37:667-75 pubmed publisher
  39. Choi J, Kong Y, Kang J, Kim Y. Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Combination with Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring for the Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation of Liver Transplant Recipients. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:4081525 pubmed publisher
    ..major types of cardiac computed tomography are the coronary artery calcium score (CACS) and coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...
  40. Rizvi A, Hartaigh B, Danad I, Han D, Lee J, Gransar H, et al. Diffuse coronary artery disease among other atherosclerotic plaque characteristics by coronary computed tomography angiography for predicting coronary vessel-specific ischemia by fractional flow reserve. Atherosclerosis. 2017;258:145-151 pubmed publisher
    Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) permits effective identification of diffuse CAD and atherosclerotic plaque characteristics (APCs)...
  41. Dankbaar J, Horsch A, van den Hoven A, Kappelle L, van der Schaaf I, van Seeters T, et al. Prediction of Clinical Outcome After Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Value of Repeated Noncontrast Computed Tomography, Computed Tomographic Angiography, and Computed Tomographic Perfusion. Stroke. 2017;48:2593-2596 pubmed publisher
    ..CTA recanalization and CTP reperfusion do not outperform noncontrast CT at this time point. URL: Unique identifier: NCT00880113. ..
  42. Legras A, Azarine A, Poitier B, Messas E, Le Pimpec Barthes F. Systemic Artery to Pulmonary Vein Fistula After Right Upper Lobectomy Demonstrated by 4-Dimensional Flow Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e169-e171 pubmed publisher
    ..Investigations included computed tomographic angiography, arteriography, and four-dimensional flow magnetic resonance imaging. Differential diagnosis and management are discussed. ..
  43. Keles E, Ulasli S, Basaran N, Babaoglu E, Koksal D. Acute mass?ve pulmonary embolism assoc?ated w?th olanzap?ne. Am J Emerg Med. 2017;35:1582.e5-1582.e7 pubmed publisher
    ..During the 12-month follow-up of the patient; malignancy was not observed. Diagnosis and prevention of PE are the important goals to reduce morbidity and mortality in subjects receiving olanzapine. ..
  44. Wu H, Qin H, Ma W, Zhao H, Zheng J, Li J, et al. Can Renal Resistive Index Predict Acute Kidney Injury After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Repair?. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:1583-1589 pubmed publisher
    ..7% and 72.1%, respectively). An elevated maximum RRI may be a predictor of persistent AKI after repair of acute TAAD. This is helpful for management decision making and improving the prognosis of patients with AKI. ..
  45. Stern J, Ellozy S. Transradial Delivery of a Renal Snorkel During Complex Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:513-516 pubmed publisher
    ..Hemostasis was achieved at the radial puncture site with no complications. This demonstrates the feasibility of radial artery access for the delivery of adjunctive stents during complex EVAR. ..
  46. Asada S, Yamagishi M, Miyazaki T, Maeda Y, Taniguchi S, Fujita S, et al. Systemic Venous Rerouting Through the Coronary Sinus for ccTGA With Bilateral SVCs. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e393-e395 pubmed publisher
  47. Perini P, De Troia A, Tecchio T, Azzarone M, Bianchini Massoni C, Salcuni P, et al. Infrarenal endograft clamping in late open conversions after endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:1048-1055 pubmed publisher
    ..This method allows simplification of the surgical technique and may avoid renal and visceral complications related to suprarenal or supraceliac clamping. ..
  48. Hou P, Feng X, Liu J, Zhou Y, Jiang Y, Jiang X, et al. Iterative reconstruction in single-source dual-energy CT angiography: feasibility of low and ultra-low volume contrast medium protocols. Br J Radiol. 2017;90:20160506 pubmed publisher
    ..Advances in knowledge: Low and ultra-low CM volumes and injection rates are feasible in CTA through the joint application of ssDECT and ASIR. ..
  49. Shoji T, Zangwill L, Akagi T, Saunders L, Yarmohammadi A, Manalastas P, et al. Progressive Macula Vessel Density Loss in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: A Longitudinal Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017;182:107-117 pubmed publisher
    ..Serial OCT-A measurements also detected glaucomatous change in macula vessel density in eyes without evidence of change in GCC thickness. ..
  50. Shemin R. Surgical Embolectomy for Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017;20:175-178 pubmed publisher
    ..Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy is a curative operation in selected cases, operated upon in an experienced center with the multidisciplinary team including imaging, pulmonary medicine, and cardiothoracic surgery...
  51. Safouris A, Krogias C, Sharma V, Katsanos A, Faissner S, Roussopoulou A, et al. Statin Pretreatment and Microembolic Signals in Large Artery Atherosclerosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017;37:1415-1422 pubmed publisher
    ..33; 95% confidence interval, 1.07-10.0; P=0.037). We found that SP in patients with acute LAA is related with reduced MES presence and lower MES burden with an apparently dose-dependent association. ..
  52. Cardia P, Penachim T, Prando A, Torres U, D Ippolito G. Non-contrast MR angiography using three-dimensional balanced steady-state free-precession imaging for evaluation of stenosis in the celiac trunk and superior mesenteric artery: a preliminary comparative study with computed tomography angiography. Br J Radiol. 2017;90:20170011 pubmed publisher
  53. Ahmed N, El Khoury R, Sabri M, White J, Jacobs C, Schwartz L. Crush Deformation of a Balloon-Expandable Stent Implanted in an Infrainguinal Bypass Graft. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:403-407 pubmed publisher
    ..However, his claudication again recurred 1 year later. Diagnostic angiography revealed crush, deformation and restenosis of the balloon-expandable stent requiring surgical revision of the bypass graft. ..
  54. Martin G, Dénier C, Zambrowski O, Grevent D, Bruère L, Brousse V, et al. Visual Function in Asymptomatic Patients With Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease and Temporal Macular Atrophy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135:1100-1105 pubmed publisher
    ..Optical coherence tomographic imaging may be warranted when evaluating patients with sickle cell disease, even if asymptomatic with 20/20 visual acuity. ..
  55. Sarda Quarello L, Bartoli C, Laurent P, Torrents J, Piercecchi Marti M, Sigaudy S, et al. Whole body perinatal postmortem CT angiography. Diagn Interv Imaging. 2016;97:121-4 pubmed publisher
  56. Lick A, Danrad R, Smith D, Lammi M. Left Atrium Measurements via Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiogram as a Predictor of Diastolic Dysfunction. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017;41:792-797 pubmed publisher
    ..Computed tomography pulmonary angiography measurements of LA and PA/aorta ratio correlate strongly with equivalent findings on echo. We suggest that LA and PA/aorta measurements be included on chest CTPA reports. ..
  57. Caruso D, Eid M, Schoepf U, De Santis D, Varga Szemes A, Mangold S, et al. Optimizing Contrast Media Injection Protocols in Computed Tomography Angiography at Different Tube Voltages: Evaluation in a Circulation Phantom. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017;41:804-810 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study suggests that a differentiated approach reducing the CM volume for tube voltages of less than 120 kV and increasing the IDR for higher kV settings seems to be the most effective approach. ..
  58. Coughlin D, Miller C, Schuette A. Treatment of Moyamoya Disease and Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm in Floating-Harbor Syndrome. World Neurosurg. 2017;104:1049.e1-1049.e6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our report and literature review suggest that these patients may be prone to cerebrovascular disorders and should be followed closely with neurovascular imaging. ..
  59. Lei J, Durbin M, Shi Y, Uji A, Balasubramanian S, Baghdasaryan E, et al. Repeatability and Reproducibility of Superficial Macular Retinal Vessel Density Measurements Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography En Face Images. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135:1092-1098 pubmed publisher
    ..The repeatability and reproducibility of quantitative metrics from optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) must be assessed before these data can be confidently interpreted in clinical research and practice...
  60. Joshi S, Halak M, Ariche A, Silverberg D. Open Repair of Hepatic Artery and Celiac Artery Aneurysms in a Patient With Prior Aortic Dissection With an Iliac to Hepatic Artery Bypass. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:380-381 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to the extent of the dissection within the aorta, a bypass was performed from his iliac artery to the hepatic bifurcation, followed by exclusion and ligation of the aneurysms. ..
  61. Wang Y, Yu W, Li Y, Wang H. Emergent Endovascular Repair of Challenging Aortocaval Fistula With Hostile Anatomy. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2017;51:255-260 pubmed publisher
    ..He had renal and cardiac dysfunction. Computed tomography angiography (CTA) showed an ACF and extreme tortuosity of right iliac artery...
  62. Camargo G, Rothstein T, Derenne M, Sabioni L, Lima J, Lima R, et al. Factors Associated With Coronary Artery Disease Progression Assessed By Serial Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2017;108:396-404 pubmed publisher
    Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) allows for noninvasive coronary artery disease (CAD) phenotyping. Factors related to CAD progression are epidemiologically valuable...
  63. Wang S, Wang Q, Liu H, Sun S, Sun X, Zhang Y, et al. Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm due to brucellosis: a rare case report. BMC Infect Dis. 2017;17:387 pubmed publisher
    ..on a positive brucella serology test (standard-tube agglutination test) and imaging examination (computed tomography angiography)...
  64. Wang Y, Li J, Lv K, Wang N, Sharen G, Tan L. A rare diaphragm in the common carotid artery: A first case report and literature review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7331 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient was followed up closely. There was no progression of her CCA stonosis 1 year later. This unusual and previously unreported case is presented to alert vascular sonographers and radiologists to its existence. ..
  65. Mesquita P, Dornelas Leão Leite A, Chagas Crisóstomo S, Veras Filho E, da Cunha Xavier L, Bandeira F. Evaluation of coronary calcium score in patients with normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2017;13:225-229 pubmed publisher
    ..64; 95% CI: 0.1-26.43; p=0.726). No association was found between the CCS and the presence of NPHPT. ..
  66. Strayer R. Thoracic Aortic Syndromes. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2017;35:713-725 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment is immediate surgical evaluation, aggressive symptom relief, and reduction of the force of blood against the aortic wall by control of heart rate, followed by blood pressure...
  67. Trungu S, Bruzzaniti P, Forcato S, Cimatti M, Raco A. Completely Thrombosed Distal Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm Mimicking a Cavernous Angioma: Case Report and Review of the Literature. World Neurosurg. 2017;103:955.e1-955.e4 pubmed publisher
  68. Shin S, Starnes B. Bifurcated-bifurcated aneurysm repair is a novel technique to repair infrarenal aortic aneurysms in the setting of iliac aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:1398-1405 pubmed publisher
    ..In this small retrospective review, bifurcated-bifurcated aneurysm repair of aortoiliac aneurysms with preservation of perfusion to the IIA is technically feasible and safe with good short-term and midterm results in male patients. ..
  69. Bernett J, Strony R. Diagnosing acute aortic dissection with aneurysmal degeneration with point of care ultrasound. Am J Emerg Med. 2017;35:1384.e3-1384.e4 pubmed publisher
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    ..Most cases are treated intraoperatively during cholecystectomy. We describe 3 cases of cystic artery pseudoaneurysms secondary to acute cholecystitis, 2 with active hemobilia, treated with transcatheter embolization at our institution. ..
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    ..A covered endovascular stent was used to successfully control dissection progression and prevent further renal compromise. ..
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    ..To date, anatomic subsuperior segment (S?) segmentectomy has not yet been reported. Herein we report the technical details of thoracoscopic anatomic S? segmentectomy and the anatomic features of the S?...