VU images of the abdominal aorta are acceptable as replacements for the CU images in the vast majority of cases; however, they are not suitable as replacements for the CU images of the thoracic aorta.
Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK. nadeem.shaida [at] addenbrookes.nhs.uk
Clin Radiol. 2012 May;67(5):461-7
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