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Coronary CT Angiography (Computerized Tomographic Coronary Angiography)

19 September 2019/ Kategori : Health Corner /

A computerized tomographic coronary angiography is an imaging test that check the heart and its arteries and blood vessels. It is one of the most reliable option to check for narrowed or blocked arteries in your heart. It is useful especially in low to medium risk individuals for atherosclerotic coronary artery disease.

  • It can be used to diagnose the cause of chest pain or other symptoms.
  • CT Angiography is a non-invasive test and do not require any recovery time.
  • CT angiograms is performed at our radiology department of a hospital and it is a daily outpatient procedure. It takes 15 seconds to obtain images,with a total preparation time near 30 minutes.
  • It’s very helpful to decide invasive coronary angiograph and stenting.
  • It’s an important imaging modality to exclude Atherosclerosis in coronary vasculature.
  • It has near %90 percent diagnostic sensitivity and specificity to yield atherosclerotic plaques.

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