Evaluation of the aortic root with MRI and MDCT angiography: Spectrum of disease findings

Edward T D Hoey, Arul Ganeshan, Sunil K. Nadar, Gurpreet Singh Gulati

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. This article reviews the spectrum of disease processes that may involve the aortic root with particular emphasis on the role of cardiovascular MRI and MDCT angiography in their assessment. Key MRI and MDCT imaging findings are discussed and illustrated. CONCLUSION. Radiologists should be aware of the spectrum of disease processes that may involve the aortic root and their appearances at MRI and MDCT angiography.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume199
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012

Keywords

  • Aortic root
  • Aortic valve
  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • MDCT
  • Sinus of valsalva

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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