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Demonstration of the ascending aorta in infective endocarditis by intravenous digital subtraction angiography.
  1. G J Hunter,
  2. H Thomas,
  3. T Treasure,
  4. M F Sturridge,
  5. R H Swanton
  1. Department of Radiology, Middlesex Hospital, London.

    Abstract

    Four patients with infective endocarditis were examined by digital subtraction angiography immediately before operation. In three a root abscess was suspected and the remaining patient was believed to have a false aneurysm at an infected aortic cannulation site. In all the cases digital subtraction angiography showed the structure in several projections and confirmed the presence of a cavity. Subsequent operation confirmed the site and nature of the lesions.

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