Spectrum of CT findings in patients with atrial fibrillation and nontraumatic acute abdomen

Ramon F. Barajas, Benjamin M. Yeh, Emily M. Webb, Antonio C. Westphalen, Liina Poder, Fergus V. Coakley

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of our study was to review the wide spectrum of pertinent CT findings in patients with acute nontraumatic abdominal pain in the setting of atrial fibrillation. CONCLUSION. Underlying embolic or hemorrhagic complications are common in patients with acute nontraumatic abdominal pain in the setting of atrial fibrillation and can be accurately seen on CT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-492
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume193
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2009

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Keywords

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • CT
  • Nontraumatic acute abdomen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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