Noninvasive coronary angiography by retrospectively ECG-gated multislice spiral CT.

@article{Achenbach2000NoninvasiveCA,
  title={Noninvasive coronary angiography by retrospectively ECG-gated multislice spiral CT.},
  author={Stephan Achenbach and Stefan Ulzheimer and Ulrich Baum and Marc Kachelriess and Dieter Ropers and Tom Giesler and Werner Bautz and Werner Guenther Daniel and Willi A. Kalender and Werner Moshage},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2000},
  volume={102 23},
  pages={2823-8}
}
BACKGROUND We investigated the applicability and image quality of contrast-enhanced coronary artery visualization by multislice spiral CT using retrospective ECG gating. METHODS AND RESULTS Twenty-five patients in sinus rhythm (significant coronary artery stenoses ruled out by invasive angiography) were studied with a multislice spiral CT (Siemens SOMATOM Volume Zoom). In inspiration (mean breath-hold, 37 seconds), a volume data set of the heart was acquired (intravenous contrast agent; 4 x 1… CONTINUE READING
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