Contrast enhanced CT-scan at the time before onset of chemotherapy. 1a: Chest CT. patent aorta, no thrombotic deposits. 2a: abdominal CT: patent aorta, no thrombotic deposits. Minor calcifications in the aortic wall, no major atherosclerotic signs. Note: metastatic deposits around the abdominal aorta; larger metastatic mass located cranial to this section (not shown).