TITLE

CTA Convert

AUTHOR(S)
Orenstein, Beth W.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Radiology Today;Dec2010, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of a computerized tomography (CT) scanner having a far lower associated radiation dose. It profiles Karl Karlson, a cardiac thoracic surgeon, who had been unwilling to undergo coronary CT angiography (CTA) due to the radiation dose associated with the imaging study. It mentions the enhanced CT technology with issues such as the gold standard for diagnosing heart disease.
ACCESSION #
61833313

 

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