Jane McCrohon

James Otton3
Peter Macdonald2
3James Otton
2Peter Macdonald
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BACKGROUND Aggressive dose reduction strategies for cardiac CT require the prospective selection of limited cardiac phases. At lower heart rates, the period of mid-diastole is typically selected for image acquisition. We aimed to identify the effect of heart rate on the optimal CT acquisition phase within the period of mid-diastole. METHODS We utilized(More)
The excellent paper by Arbab-Zadeh et al. (1) highlights the issues surrounding imaging coronary artery disease in the presence of a high calcium score; however, we are concerned that the outcome, at least in part, may result from statistical artifact. First, the negative predictive value of cardiac computed tomog-raphy in the setting of a calcium score(More)
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