In this thesis we answer the question how the thoracic aorta can be measured most reliably with imaging techniques.

In addition, the thoracic aorta is studied in the general population and the effect of some specific diseases, pregnancy and sports on the thoracic aorta is described.

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Keywords Thoracale aorta, beeldvorming, aorta aneurysma, aorta dissectie, tweeslippige hartklep, Turner syndroom, aneurysma-osteoarthiritis syndroom.
Promotor J.W. Roos-Hesselink (Jolien) , R.P.J. Budde (Ricardo)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor The research described in this thesis was supported by a grant of the Dutch Heart Foundation (2013T093)
ISBN 978-94-6380-709-8
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Note For copyright reasons there is a partial embargo for this dissertation
Bons, L.R. (2020, April 7). Thoracic Aortic Disease: Imaging and Clinical Aspects. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from