Ultrafast computed tomography in the diagnosis of cardiac disease.

@article{Marcus1989UltrafastCT,
  title={Ultrafast computed tomography in the diagnosis of cardiac disease.},
  author={Melvin L. Marcus and William Stanford and Z. D. Hajduczok and Robert M. Weiss},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 9},
  pages={54E-59E}
}
Ultrafast computer tomography (CT) is one of the major new imaging modalities that has become available for the evaluation of patients with heart disease. With cine CT it is possible to obtain high resolution images of the heart at 58-ms intervals. The inplane resolution is 0.7 to 1.5 mm, and the slice thickness is 3 to 9 mm. Images require the intravenous… CONTINUE READING