MDCT coronary angiography - postprocessing, reading, and reporting: last but not least.

MDCT coronary angiography - postprocessing, reading, and reporting: last but not least. Acta Radiol. 2013 Feb 27; Authors: Marano R, Savino G, Merlino B, Verrillo G, Silvestri V, Tricarico F, Meduri A, Natale L, Bonomo L Abstract Significant literature on MDCT coronary angiography (MDCT-CA) has emerged in the last decade concerning patient's selection, technical aspects of different generations of CT equipment, ECG gating, contrast material and beta-blockade administration, acquisition parameters, and radiation dose. However, the literature regarding postprocessing, reading, and reporting is not so extensive. This review highlights the main elements of MDCT-CA data analysis, thereby allowing the radiologist to take full advantage of this technology and enable a structured report to be generated, promoting best practice with high-quality results. PMID: 23446750 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Radiologica - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Acta Radiol Source Type: research

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