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Prevalence and Significance of Incidentally Noted Dilation of the Ascending Aorta on Routine Chest Computed Tomography in Older Patients

  • Author(s): Benedetti, N
  • Hope, MD
  • et al.

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of incidental ascending aortic dilation and its significance over time in 55- to 80-year-olds undergoing routine computed tomographic scans.

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