[Preoperative imaging of aneurysms of the abdominal aorta. Role of CT scan].

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The reliability of helical CT as sole preoperative diagnostic technique for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and its accuracy in detecting vascular anomalies in the abdominal region was evaluated retrospectively in 42 patients with asymptomatic AAA > 40 mm. A single breath-holding helical scan was performed with 5 mm slice thickness, during a single… (More)

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@article{Simoni1996PreoperativeIO, title={[Preoperative imaging of aneurysms of the abdominal aorta. Role of CT scan].}, author={Grace Simoni and Giuseppe Cittadini and R Perrone and Raffaella Conzi and Alberto Baiardi and Massimo Resasco}, journal={Minerva cardioangiologica}, year={1996}, volume={44 6}, pages={275-9} }