Current Role of Cardiac Computed Tomography

  title={Current Role of Cardiac Computed Tomography},
  author={Dr. Stephan Achenbach and Werner Guenther Daniel},
  journal={Herz Kardiovaskul{\"a}re Erkrankungen},
The introduction of recent generations of multidetector computed tomography scanners has brought about substantial improvements in spatial and especially temporal resolution which have made imaging of the heart and, under certain conditions, visualization of the coronary arteries possible. Nonenhanced scans allow visualization of cardiac and coronary artery calcification. After intravenous injection of contrast agent, it is possible to visualize cardiac chambers and to analyze the coronary… CONTINUE READING
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