Compression of the Celiac Artery by the Median Arcuate Ligament: Multidetector Computed Tomography Findings and Characteristics.

@article{Bakan2015CompressionOT,
  title={Compression of the Celiac Artery by the Median Arcuate Ligament: Multidetector Computed Tomography Findings and Characteristics.},
  author={Ozdil Başkan and Emre Can Kaya and Fatma Zeynep Gungoren and Cengiz Erol},
  journal={Canadian Association of Radiologists journal = Journal l'Association canadienne des radiologistes},
  year={2015},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={272-6}
}
PURPOSE The prevalence of the celiac artery stenosis caused by median arcuate ligament (MAL) compression and its multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) characteristics were evaluated in patients who underwent abdominal MDCT procedures, retrospectively. METHODS Totally 1121 patients who had abdominal MDCT with arterial phase or MDCT angiography of the abdominal aorta for various indications were analyzed for celiac artery compression by the MAL. RESULTS Fifty (ie, 4.6%) patients showed… CONTINUE READING
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