The pulmonary artery in patients with Marfan syndrome: a cross-sectional study

@article{Lundby2012ThePA,
  title={The pulmonary artery in patients with Marfan syndrome: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Rigmor Lundby and Svend Rand-Hendriksen and John Hald and Are Hugo Pripp and H 0 Smith},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={922-927}
}
Purpose:The objectives of this study were to establish the prevalence of pulmonary artery dilatation in Marfan syndrome using modern radiological methods and to correlate the diameter of the vessel with aortic disease.Methods:Magnetic resonance or computed tomography imaging of the pulmonary artery and aorta was performed in 87 patients with proven Marfan syndrome. Diameters of the root and trunk of the pulmonary artery and of the aortic root were measured perpendicular to the long axes of the… CONTINUE READING