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CT Angiography of the Thoracic Aorta

  • G. D. Rubin
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Keywords

Aortic Dissection Thoracic Aorta Stent Graft False Lumen Acute Chest Pain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. D. Rubin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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