Impact of image analysis methodology on diagnostic and surgical classification of patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Vascular Surgical Procedures
Established linear methods for aortic measurement yield different results that impact surgical eligibility. DO yielded improved agreement with planimetry and differed with AX in proportion to aortic geometric obliquity. Findings support DO measurements for imaging evaluation of subjects with TAA.