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Journal: Journal of the Grodno State Medical University (Vol.20, No. 4)

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Page : 456-462

Keywords : Aorta; dissection; artery; aneurysm; computed tomography;

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Background. Computed tomography (CT) is one of the leading methods in the diagnosis of diseases of the aorta and its branches, pulmonary arteries, and heart. Aim. Study and demonstration of the potentials of CT in the diagnosis of aortic diseases and follow-up after treatment. Material and methods. Russian-language and English language literature sources have been studied. Clinical cases of various localizations and sizes of aneurysms of the thoracic and abdominal aorta are presented. Results. The given review presents the issues of etiopathogenesis of aortic aneurysms, reveals the role of CT in the primary assessment of the aorta and control of the treatment. Conclusions. Timely reliable diagnosis of aortic diseases using CT enables to save the life and health of patients, as well as to conduct subsequent monitoring of treatment.

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