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Evaluation of coronary arteries by multidetector computed tomography [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2006; 34(8): 515-526

Evaluation of coronary arteries by multidetector computed tomography

Cihan Duran1, Murat Gülbaran2, Mecit Kantarcı3
1Department Of Radiology,istanbul Science University, İstanbul, Turkey
2Department Of Kardiology, İstanbul Science University, İstanbul, Turkey
3Department Of Radiology, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey

Although coronary angiography is recognized as the gold standard in the evaluation of coronary artery disease, there is still need for noninvasive imaging methods to detect and monitor asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic coronary artery disease. With technological improvements in multidetector computed tomography (CT), coronary CT angiography proved to be a potential noninvasive method in this field. This article reviews technological aspects, clinical applications, and indications of coronary CT angiography in the light of the most recent literature.

Keywords: Coronary angiography, coronary disease/radiography, image processing, computer-assisted; tomography, X-ray computed/methods

How to cite this article
Cihan Duran, Murat Gülbaran, Mecit Kantarcı. Evaluation of coronary arteries by multidetector computed tomography. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2006; 34(8): 515-526

Corresponding Author: Cihan Duran, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: Turkish


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