Table 3

 IA angiography, MRI, and [18F]FDG-PET scan findings in patients with TA at follow up

Patient NoImaging methodVascular area studied
Ascending aortaAortic archDescending aortaAbdominal aortaSubclavian arteriesCarotid arteriesVertebral arteries
* MRA, magnetic resonance angiography; NP, not performed.
1IA AngiogramNormalNormalNormalStenoticOccludedOccludedNormal
MRI/MRA*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP
[18F]FDG-PETNormalNormalNormalNormal↑ Uptake↑ UptakeNormal
2IA Angiogram*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP
MRI/MRANormalNormalNormalNormalStenoticNormalNormal
[18F]FDG-PETNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormal
3IA Angiogram*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP
MRI/MRANormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalThickened
[18F]FDG-PETNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormal
4IA Angiogram*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP
MRI/MRANormalNormalThickenedNormalStenoticOccludedNormal
[18F]FDG-PETNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormal
5IA Angiogram*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP
MRI/MRAThickenedThickenedThickenedNormalOccludedThickenedThickened
[18F]FDG-PET↓ UptakeNormalNormalNormalNormal↓ UptakeNormal
6IA Angiogram*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP*NP
MRI/MRANormalNormalNormalNormalStenoticStenoticNormal
[18F]FDG-PETNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormalNormal