Revista argentina de radiología
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HABERMAN, Diego et al. Congenital abnormalities of aortic artery: Assessment in neonates and early childhodd with multislice tomography. Rev. argent. radiol. [online]. 2009, vol.73, n.3, pp. 281-290. ISSN 1852-9992.
In the evaluation of aortic artery congenital abnormalities, the echocardiography and the plain X ray are the traditionally used imaging methods. Multislice angiotomography appears as an important method in diagnosis of these different diseases allowing evaluate these entities in a non invasive, fast and accurate form, giving to cardiovascular surgeons very important information to delineate the surgical strategy. In this article, we review the applications of multislice angiotomography in the evaluation of most frequent congenital anomalies of aorta artery, performed in neonates and early childhood.
Palabras clave : Aorta artery; Congenital anomalies; Neonates; Multislice angiotomography.