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Diagnosis of peri-valvular abscess by FDG PET/CT imaging in a Bentall aortic root

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Vargo, P.R., Min, D., Varian, K. et al. Diagnosis of peri-valvular abscess by FDG PET/CT imaging in a Bentall aortic root. J. Nucl. Cardiol. 23, 155–158 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-015-0193-5

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Keywords

  • Aortic Valve
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Root
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Aortic Graft