Chapter 7. Preoperative Imaging and Device Sizing in Endovascular Management of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

  1. Alan B. Lumsden MD, ChB1,
  2. Peter H. Lin MD2,
  3. Changyi Chen MD, PhD3 and
  4. Juan C. Parodi MD4
  1. Panagiotis Kougias,
  2. Hosam El Sayed and
  3. Wei Zhou

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch7

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease

How to Cite

Kougias, P., El Sayed, H. and Zhou, W. (2007) Preoperative Imaging and Device Sizing in Endovascular Management of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, in Advanced Endovascular Therapy of Aortic Disease (eds A. B. Lumsden, P. H. Lin, C. Chen and J. C. Parodi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988930.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    Chief of Vascular Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Chief of Interventional Radiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  3. 3

    Professor of Surgery & Molecular and Cellular Biology, Director, Molecular Surgeon Research Center, Vice Chairman, Surgical Research, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  4. 4

    Professor of Surgery, Chief of Endovascular Surgery, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Miami Medical School, Miami, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155700

Online ISBN: 9780470988930

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Keywords:

  • thoracic aortic aneurysms (TTA);
  • computed tomography (CT);
  • intravascular ultrasound (IVUS);
  • thoracic stent grafts;
  • angiography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preoperative imaging

  • Device sizing

  • Difficult scenarios

  • Conclusion