TITLE

Magnetic resonance imaging versus computed tomography for the detection of coronary stenosis: do we really have to focus on "stenoses"?

AUTHOR(S)
Burgstahler, Christof; Schroeder, Stephen
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Heart;Nov2007, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p1322
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the study of multisclice computed tomography (MSCT) advances for non-invasive cardiac imaging for the improvement of coronary stenosis detection. The authors illustrate that the basic principle of non-invasive cardiac imaging is based on a rotating x-ray tube with 64 or more slices. The authors also explain that aside from magnetic resonance imaging, doctor's skills remain as the most cost-efficient for disease treatment.
ACCESSION #
27441246

 

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