Contribution to FDG-PET/CT diagnostics and post-operative monitoring of patients with mycotic aneurysm of the thoracic aorta.


Bacterial infection of the aorta is a life threatening condition calling for timely diagnostics and therapy. In the short communication presented here, the authors offer a case report on a patient of 70 years of age with aneurysm of the descending aorta caused by salmonella. The advantages of a new diagnostic hybrid modality are demonstrated and also the… (More)


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