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Table 5 Aortic arch branching patterns association with different thoracic aortic anomalies by MDCT

From: Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) as a diagnostic tool in assessment of thoracic aortic anomalies in pediatric patients

Aortic anomaly diagnosed By MDCT N Aortic arch branching pattern by MDCT
A (n = 18) B (n = 3) C (n = 2) D (n = 5) E (n = 1)
No. % No. % No. % No. % No. %
Interrupted Arch 2 1 5.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0
Aortic coarctation 11 10 55.6 0 0.0 1 50.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Truncus arteriosus 3 2 11.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0
TGA 3 1 5.6 1 33.3 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0
Arch hypoplasia 7 5 27.8 0 0.0 2 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Vascular ring 2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 100.0
Overriding aortic root 5 1 5.6 2 66.7 0 0.0 2 40.0 0 0.0
Supravalvular stenosis 2 1 5.6 1 33.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Small Aortic root 1 1 5.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Hypoplastic ascending aorta 1 1 5.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Patent ductus arteriosus 13 9 50.0 0 0.0 1 50.0 3 60.0 0 0.0
Ductus diverticulum 1 1 5.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
  1. A: Left sided with normal branching pattern
  2. B: Left sided with abbarent right sub clavian artery
  3. C: Left sided arch with bovine branching pattern
  4. D: Right sided with mirror image branching pattern
  5. E: Right sided with abbarent left subclavian artery and Kommerell diverticulum