Low-dose prospectively gated 256-slice coronary computed tomographic angiography

@article{Weigold2009LowdosePG,
  title={Low-dose prospectively gated 256-slice coronary computed tomographic angiography},
  author={Wm. Guy Weigold and Mark Eric Olszewski and Matthew J. Walker},
  journal={The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging},
  year={2009},
  volume={25},
  pages={217-230}
}
Since the introduction of 64-slice scanners, multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) has experienced a marked increase in adoption for the noninvasive assessment of coronary artery disease, although radiation dose concerns remain. The recent introduction of prospective coronary CT angiography (CCTA) has begun to address these concerns; however, its applicability with existing scanners remains limited to cohorts defined by heart rate, heart rate variability, and body mass index. This paper… CONTINUE READING

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