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Angiography - aorta; Aortography; Abdominal aorta angiogram; Aortic arteriogram
Risks of aortic angiography include:
This procedure may be combined with left heart catheterization to look for coronary artery disease.
Aortic angiography has been mostly replaced by computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance (MR) angiography.
Jackson JE, Allison DJ, Meaney J. Angiography: Principles, techniques (including CTA and MRA) and complications. In: Grainger Rc, Allison D, Dixon AK, eds. Diagnostic Radiology: A Textbook of Medical Imaging. 5th ed. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone; 2008:chap 6.
Nicholson T, Patel J. The Aorta. In: Grainger RC, Allison D, Adam, Dixon AK, eds. Diagnostic Radiology: A Textbook of Medical Imaging. 5th ed. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone; 2008:chap 27.
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