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What is CT Aortogram?
Computed Tomography (CT) based Aortography is an imaging procedure where rotating beams of X-rays are used to scan and create an image of the major blood vessel carrying blood out of the heart called Aorta. These images help to detect and diagnose various disorders of the aorta and its branches.
Why is CT Aortogram done?
- • To evaluate the aorta and its branches for conditions affecting them, including aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection and aortic blockages • To check for malformations of the aorta like double aortic arch • To evaluate any suspected injuries to the aorta • To diagnose any inflammatory conditions of the aorta
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