II. 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

III. Advantages

  1. Detailed periaortic vascular imaging
  2. Best visualization of renal and iliac vessels

IV. Disadvantages

  1. Underestimates aneurysm size (images only patent lumen)
  2. Risk of invasive procedure with iodinated contrast

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Ontology: Abdominal aortogram (C0412254)

Concepts Diagnostic Procedure (T060)
SnomedCT 146136005, 168941001
English abdominal aortogram, Abdominal aortogram, Abdominal aortography, Abdominal aortogram (procedure)
Spanish aortografĂ­a abdominal (procedimiento), aortografĂ­a abdominal