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Abdominal Aortography

Aka: Abdominal Aortography, Angiography in AAA, AAA Angiogram
  1. See Also
    1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    2. CT in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    3. Ultrasound in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  2. Indications
    1. Replaced in most cases by AAA CTA
    2. Preoperative evaluation in special cases
      1. Endovascular stent graft placement
      2. Suspected Renovascular Stenosis
      3. Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
      4. Occlusive Iliac Disease
      5. Suprarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      6. Atypical Renal Anatomy (e.g. horshoe Kidney)
      7. Previous colectomy
  3. Advantages
    1. Detailed periaortic vascular imaging
    2. Best visualization of renal and iliac vessels
  4. Disadvantages
    1. Underestimates aneurysm size (images only patent lumen)
    2. Risk of invasive procedure with iodinated contrast
  5. References
    1. Sparks (2002) Am Fam Physician 65(8):1565-70 [PubMed]

Abdominal aortogram (C0412254)

Concepts Diagnostic Procedure (T060)
SnomedCT 146136005, 168941001
English abdominal aortogram, Abdominal aortogram, Abdominal aortography, Abdominal aortogram (procedure)
Spanish aortografía abdominal (procedimiento), aortografía abdominal
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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