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3D Reconstruction of a Primary Aortoenteric Fistula – Centerline Calculation and Measurements

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Ignjatovic, Dejan
Published in Current Medical Imaging Reviews. 2015, vol. 11, no. 2, p. 127-131
Abstract Background: Flow dynamics are a significant factor in the development and possible rupture of the aneurysms. Therefore, it is close to reason to present detailed data on the realistic 3D surface and internal geometry of a primary aortoenteric fistula, i.e. of its fistulous tract. Methods: A primary aortoenteric fistula in a patient with an abdominal aorta aneurysm underwent quantitative analysis by means of multimodal image processing, based on multi-detector computed tomographic angiography dataset. The medical computer-aided design presented a 3D model with the fistula as a branch of the abdominal aorta. A full array of centerline calculations was performed on this fistula, three levels of the aneurysm and on the superior mesenteric artery. Results: The hydraulic properties of the fistulous tract were comparable to the superior mesenteric artery and even to the abdominal aorta aneurysm. Conclusion: 2D and 3D geometry measurements provide insight into the flow dynamics of the primary aortoenteric fistula, relevant for surgical treatment.
Keywords Primary aortoenteric fistulaAbdominal aorta aneurysmGeometryCenterline calculation3D reconstruction
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STIMEC, Bojan, FASEL, Jean, IGNJATOVIC, Dejan. 3D Reconstruction of a Primary Aortoenteric Fistula – Centerline Calculation and Measurements. In: Current Medical Imaging Reviews, 2015, vol. 11, n° 2, p. 127-131. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:77879

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