TITLE

Integrated positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in coronary disease

AUTHOR(S)
Knuuti, Juhani
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Heart;Sep2009, Vol. 95 Issue 17, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of hybrid scanners combining positron emission tomography (PET) and high resolution multidetector computed tomography (CT) in the assessment of coronary diseases. It notes that these hybrid scanners have the ability to assess the anatomy of the heart and coronary arteries. According to the article, the technique also evaluates the left ventricular systolic function.
ACCESSION #
44109388

 

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