Takayasu Arteritis Treated by Aortic Stenting

Professor Marilyn Siegel, MD
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
 |  19.10.2018

An 11-year-old girl with Takayasu arteritis and abdominal aortic narrowing underwent stent placement. A Dual Energy CT (DECT) examination was performed to evaluate the size of the aorta, the stent integrity, and the need for additional surgery.

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