Aortic aneurysms in patients with Takayasu's arteritis: CT evaluation.

  title={Aortic aneurysms in patients with Takayasu's arteritis: CT evaluation.},
  author={Eijun Sueyoshi and Ichiro Sakamoto and Kuniaki Hayashi},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={175 6},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the incidence, development, and outcome of aortic aneurysm on CT in a group of patients with Takayasu's arteritis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the files of 31 patients with Takayasu's arteritis between January 1990 and March 1999. All patients were followed up for more than 6 months with CT, and the mean follow-up period was 52.9 months (median, 36.0 months). In all patients, initial CT was performed within 6 months of diagnosis of… CONTINUE READING


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