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CT Angiography of the Renal Arteries

  • Terri Jo VrtiskaEmail author
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Abstract

Imaging of the renal arteries using noninvasive tools such as high resolution CT angiography (CTA) has largely replaced catheter angiography in the assessment of a variety of clinical indications including depicting renal donor anatomic variation, assessing renal luminal abnormalities and demonstrating complex postoperative reconstructions. This chapter reviews the indications, techniques and applications for renal arterial CTA as well as presents future directions for state-of-the-art CT scanners and processing techniques.

Keywords

Renal Arterial Computed tomography CTA 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMayo Clinic College of MedicineRochesterUSA

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