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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.
Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
St Olavs Hospital, Operating Room of the Future.
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:49-0400
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