Aortic root anatomy (CTA)

Case contributed by Craig Hacking
Diagnosis not applicable
Annotated image

Oblique coronal CTA of the aortic root demonstrating relevant anatomy.

Case Discussion

The aortic root is located between the aortic annulus (the junction of the outflow tract of the left ventricle and the aortic valve) and the sinotubular junction (where the ascending aorta originates).

These dimensions are required for TAVI planning.

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