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can u see all of the thoracic aorta with echocardiogram or just the root, ascendens and arch? if u ask the doc if ha can look at all of the aorta?

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Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
Cardiology 17 years experience
No: Echocardiogram can evaluate aortic root and part of ascending aorta/arch and part of descending aorta. Depending on quality of images, echocardiogram maybe sufficient sometimes. If you want the whole aorta evaluated MRI or CT scan is recommended.

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