Computed Tomography News & Stories
Severe aortic coarctation in an adult
A 56-year-old female patient, with a history of refractory hypertension, suffered from an acute subarachnoid hemorrhage and was admitted to the emergency department.
Chronic iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis
A 70-year-old female patient, suffering from a deep vein thrombosis of the left lower limb for the past seven years, came to the hospital complaining of newly noticed varicose veins in her lower abdominal wall and perineum within the past three months.
Pediatric coronary-to-pulmonary artery fistula
A 3-year-old female patient, complaining of dyspnea upon exertion as well as intermittent chest pain, was presented to the hospital. An echocardiography examination suspected a coronary-cavitary fistula, without describing the origin and the course of the fistula. A cardiac CT angiography (CTA) was requested for further assessment prior to treatment.
Double aortic arch with esophageal compression
A 3-year-old male patient, with a known double aortic arch, was presented to the hospital due to progressive dysphagia over the past 6 months. An esophageal compression was suspected and a chest CT angiography was requested for further assessment.
A complex coronary arteriovenous fistula
A 75-year-old male patient, hospitalized due to an acute cerebral infarction, was complaining of chest discomfort. An echocardiography examination was performed, revealing no abnormalities. A coronary CTA was requested for further evaluation.