[Optimal timing of contrast enhancement in coronary CT angiography using the Bolus-tracking method].

@article{Kitai2007OptimalTO,
  title={[Optimal timing of contrast enhancement in coronary CT angiography using the Bolus-tracking method].},
  author={Takaaki Kitai and Takesi Ogawa and Jun Noguti and Muneyosi Hara and Hitosi Otuka and Fumiaki Yamamoto and Satosi Kawakami and Hiroki Yamada},
  journal={Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai zasshi},
  year={2007},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={653-60}
}
Negative product value for coronary artery disease is 98% to 99%. Therefore, the number of unnecessary cardiac catheterization procedures is reduced as the usefulness of CT systems for examination of the coronary arteries improves. In the bolus-tracking method, in which an ROI is placed in the ascending aorta to trigger scanning, scanning may not be… CONTINUE READING