My husband (liver transplant receipient for psc) had an mri done recently to compare to angiogram results post transplant 6 months ago.
Can anyone give me a layman's interpretation of the resluts and concerns.
Regards the comment on aorta, his dad suffered and died from an aortic aneurysm that ruptured.


Findings: focal stenosis at ostium of celiac axis with a maximum luminal diameter of 2mm, spanning a distance of apprx. 8 mm. Mild post stenotic dilatation. No evidence of other stenosis. The anastomosis withinn the hepatic artery related to the prior transplant is not clearly localized. Aorta is abnormal in apearance and calibre. Superiro mesenteric artery is unremarkable.

Opinion: focal stenosis at origin of celiac access with approximately 75% luminal narrowing (short segment stenosis with mild stenotic dilatation). Not appreciably changed in comparison with angiogram in august 04.
Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied February 13th, 2018
The recent Angiogram does not indicate any major changes in the findings of the prior angiogram done in Aug 2004. There is a 75 % reduction of blood flow due to the stenosis of the Coeliac artery ostia.

It would be recommended to consult with a hepatologist in person and seek a proper opinion about further management.


|
Did you find this post helpful?
Must Read
Is Celiac disease a food allergy? (it is not) What causes Celiac and what puts you at risk for developing it? Basic facts about Celiac Disease here....
What can trigger celiac disease? And who is at risk of developing the disorder? Click here to learn more....
A range of symptoms manifest during Celiac Disease. Learn what signs and symptoms to look for, and when to seek help....
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Vascular and Circulatory Disorders , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.