NASCI Curriculum

Acquired disease of the thoracic aorta

General Articles/Presentations
A.  Aneurysms
  1. Atherosclerotic
 
  2. Marfan's syndrome
 
  3. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
 
 
 B. Pseudoaneurysms
Case in Point
Extra Chamber
S. Sudhakar, J. Webb, A. Sewani
  1. Mycotic
 
  2. Post-traumatic and post-surgical
 
 
C.  Dissection
  • CT and MRI in Diseases of the Aorta
    Litmanovich, Diana, Bankier, Alexander A., Cantin, Luce, Raptopoulos, Vassilios, Boiselle, Phillip M.
    Am. J. Roentgenol. 2009 193: 928-940  DOI:10.2214/AJR.08.2166 
  1. Intramural hematoma
 
 
 
 D.  Aortitis
  • Imaging Findings in Takayasu's Arteritis
    Michael B. Gotway, Philip A. Araoz, Thanila A. Macedo, Anthony W. Stanson, Charles B. Higgins, Ernest J. Ring, Samuel K. Dawn, W. Richard Webb, Jessica W. T. Leung and Gautham P. Reddy
    AJR 2005; 184:1945-1950 
  • New Techniques in Cardiothoracic Imaging, p. 105-126 - (Textbook) 
    Phillip M. Boiselle, Charles S. White 
E. Atherosclerosis
  • Current Techniques for MR Imaging of Atherosclerosis (Abstract)
    Niranjan Balu, PhD; jinnan Wang, PhD; Li Dong, MD; Florence Baluyot, MS; Huijun Chen, PhD; Chun Yuan, PhDTopics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging: August 2009 - Volume 20 - Issue 4 - pp 203-215 doi: 10.1097/RMR.0b013e3181ea287d
  1. Plaque
 
 
  • Imaging of Atherosclerosis (Abstract)
    D.R.J. Owen, A.C. Lindsay, R.P. Choudhury, and Z.A. Fayad
    Annual Review of MedicineVol. 62: 25-40 (Volume publication date February 2011) DOI: 10.1146/annurev-med-041709-133809
  2. Ulcerated plaque
 
  • Current Techniques for MR Imaging of Atherosclerosis (Abstract)
    Balu, Niranjan PhD; Wang, Jinnan PhD; Dong, Li MD; Baluyot, Florence MS; Chen, Huijun PhD; Yuan, Chun PhD
    Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging: August 2009 - Volume 20 - Issue 4 - pp 203-215 doi: 10.1097/RMR.0b013e3181ea287d
 
  3. Penetrating ulcer
 
 
 
  • Acute aortic syndrome (Abstract)
    Steven L. Lansman, Paul C. Saunders, Ramin Malekan, David Spielvogel
    The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - December 2010 (Vol. 140, Issue 6, Supplement, Pages S92-S97, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2010.07.062)
 
F. Therapeutic and interventional options