CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

Lower Extremity Arteries

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The arteries of the lower extremities are commonly affected by atherosclerosis, trauma, and thromboembolism. Advanced vascular disease frequently results in limb loss and decreased life expectancy. In this chapter, key…

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Pericardial Disease

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Pericardial disease is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. In general, diseases that affect the pericardium tend to affect it diffusely. Focal disease may be related to masses, cysts,…

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Pulmonary Arteries

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Normal Anatomy The main pulmonary artery arises from the right ventricle at the level of the pulmonic valve and travels approximately 5 cm before bifurcating into the left and right…

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Vascular Devices

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Stent Grafts Zenith Endograft The Zenith endograft (Cook Medical, Inc., Bloomington, Ind) was released in 2003 ( Fig. 19-1 ). This Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved woven polyester device, which…

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Bronchial Arteries

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The bronchial arteries represent approximately 1% of the blood supply to the lungs and do not participate in gas exchange. They provide systemic blood supply to the airways, esophagus, posterior…

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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts

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Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Surgical revascularization for coronary artery disease (CAD) with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is the recommended…

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