Prevalence of noncardiac findings in computed tomography angiography before transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine the prevalence of significant and nonsignificant noncardiac findings in patients undergoing preprocedural dual-source CT (DSCT) before transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). METHODS Patients (n = 204; aged, 80.5 ± 5.1 years; 106 men) underwent preprocedural DSCT of the thoracoabdominal aorta and the pelvic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcct.2014.03.004

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