Cardiovascular Dual Source Computed Tomography for Aortic Coarctation in a Neonate: One-Second Scan With Ultra-Low Radiation Dose
Gorka Bastarrika (a), Carlo Nicola De Cecco (d), , Patricia Bastero (b), Maria Arraiza (a), Joaquín Barba (c), Amedeo Anselmi (e) and Valentin Alzina(b)
(a) Department of Radiology, Clínica Universitaria, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
(b) Department of Pediatrics, Clínica Universitaria, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
(c) Department of Cardiology, Clínica Universitaria, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
(d) Department of Radiological Sciences, Università di Roma La Sapienza. Ospedale Sant' Andrea, Rome, Italy
(e) Division of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Magazine: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Date: Nov 1, 2008Pediatrics [SP] Cardiology Radiology [SP]
A 17-day-old neonate was referred for cardiovascular computed tomographic scan to rule out a possible aortic coarctation.
Previous transthoracic echocardiography revealed partial atrioventricular canal defect with enlarged and hypertrophic right ventricle, right atrial dilatation, and normal left chambers.
The evaluation of the aorta did not reveal any significant abnormality, except a possible...
CITATION Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Nov;86(5):e4
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