Hippokratia 2005; 9(4):161-166

I Tsitouridis, Z Chrondromatidou, P Papapostolou, F Goutsaridou, M Emmanouilidou, Ch Tsadiridis, Ch Papastergiou

Abstract

The purpose of our study is to present our experience in the diagnostic value of CTA in the evaluation and management of patients with suspected renovascular disease.We describe the technique of CTA and the advantages of 3D-reconstructions of renal arteries.From our study ,the conclusion is that CTA is the method of choice in the evaluation of renal arteries in patients with suspected renovascular disease ,and also we must aware of a small percentage of stenosis overestimation.

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Keywords: renovascular hypertension, spiral CT, CT-A

Correspoding author: Tsitouridis I, Radiology Dpt, "G. Papageorgiou" General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Grece