Errors in MDCT Angiography

  • Roberto Dore
  • Adele Valentini
  • Emilio Bassi


Recent technological developments in MDCT scanner have resulted in the improvement and optimization of CT angiography (angioCT) in the evaluation of the small and large arteries. Faster scanning speeds and better isotropic spatial resolution provide detailed depictions of the vascular anatomy and related pathologies. Imaging is further enhanced by the use of contrast agents containing high concentrations of iodine, which lower both the energy requirement and the radiation exposure of the patient.


Contrast Medium Aortic Dissection Main Pulmonary Artery Intramural Hematoma Brachiocephalic Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Dore
    • 1
  • Adele Valentini
    • 1
  • Emilio Bassi
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of RadiologyFoundation IRCCS “San Matteo” University HospitalPaviaItaly

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