Schaaf, Dr. Sebastian

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The aortic aneurysm is a common disease that is particularly relevant due to the feared complication of rupture with an extraordinarily high mortality rate. The valid recording of aortic growth is essential, since therapeutic decisions that are relevant for the patient's outcome depend on it. In the present work, the growth behavior of the aorta was quantified, CT-morphological and clinical growth predictors were derived and growth rates were compared on the basis of different parameters. Details Title: Predictors for the...