TITLE

latrogenic pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm: images from different modalities

AUTHOR(S)
McQueen, A. S.; Mitchell, I.; Muller, M.; MacGowan, G.; Corris, P.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct2008, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p936
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a pulmonary artery hypertension examination conducted to a 68-year-old woman. To investigate the cause of this disease, a CT pulmonary angiogram, a cardiac MRI, and a catheter angiogram were performed, its images are showed. It infers that most ruptures of the right pulmonary artery occur in the middle or lower lobe branches and carry a mortality rate up to 50%. Treatment using transcatheter embolisation is recommended.
ACCESSION #
35024653

 

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