Postsurgical follow-up of aortic dissections by MRI.

  title={Postsurgical follow-up of aortic dissections by MRI.},
  author={Ernesto di Cesare and Paolo di Renzi and Paolo Sergio Pavone and Luca Marsili and Fabio Castaldo and Roberto Passariello},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  volume={13 1},
Fifteen patients with surgical repair for dissecting aneurysm were examined by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), using a 0.5 T super-conductive unit. Follow-up studies were obtained at 1 to 18 months (mean 7.2) post-surgery. T1-weighted spin-echo sequences were acquired with ECG gating on axial, coronal and oblique sagittal planes. In 6 patients gated… CONTINUE READING