Chapter 4: Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
Klaus D. Hagspiel and Patrick T. Norton
Peripheral arterial disease is caused by atherosclerotic plaque buildup in peripheral
(noncoronary) arteries. Depending on its manifestation and the affected arterial system, it can cause a wide spectrum of clinical presentations resulting in significant
morbidity and mortality. While the lower extremities are most commonly affected,
the disease also manifests in the arteries of the upper extremities, the neck, the kidneys, and the visceral organs.
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