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DynaCT in Preoperative Imaging Before Insertion of Stentgraft

2014-08-27 03:12:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Endovascular therapy of Aortic Aneurysms depends on good imaging facilities. A relatively new kind of x-ray equipment makes it possible to create computer tomography (CT) - like slice images in the operating room. The purpose of this study is to verify the clinical usefulness of DynaCT in a preoperative setting. To do so we compare aortic measurements in DynaCT to the same measurements in ordinary CT-images which are regarded the gold standard.

Study Design

Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Intervention

DynaCT, Iodixanol

Location

St Olavs Hospital, Operating Room of the Future.
Trondheim
Norway

Status

Completed

Source

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:49-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of the ABDOMINAL AORTA which gives rise to the visceral, the parietal, and the terminal (iliac) branches below the aortic hiatus at the diaphragm.

The tearing or bursting of the wall along any portion of the AORTA, such as thoracic or abdominal. It may result from the rupture of an aneurysm or it may be due to TRAUMA.

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Solitary lesions of bone that typically cause a bulging of the overlying cortex bearing some resemblance to the saccular protrusion of the aortic wall in aortic aneurysm, hence the name. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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