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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Thoracic Aorta: A Review of Technical and Clinical Aspects, Including Its Use in the Evaluation of Aneurysms and Acute Vascular Conditions

By Vasco Herédia, Miguel Ramalho, Sérgio Duarte, Rafael O.P. de Campos, Mateus Hernandez, Nuno Jalles Tavares and Richard C. Semelka

Submitted: November 16th 2010Reviewed: July 2nd 2011Published: October 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/21835

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Vasco Herédia, Miguel Ramalho, Sérgio Duarte, Rafael O.P. de Campos, Mateus Hernandez, Nuno Jalles Tavares and Richard C. Semelka (October 5th 2011). Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Thoracic Aorta: A Review of Technical and Clinical Aspects, Including Its Use in the Evaluation of Aneurysms and Acute Vascular Conditions, Diagnosis and Treatment of Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Including the Ascending Aorta and the Aortic Arch Reinhart T. Grundmann, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/21835. Available from:

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