Home > Journals > Minerva Cardiology and Angiology > Past Issues > Minerva Cardioangiologica 2005 October;53(5) > Minerva Cardioangiologica 2005 October;53(5):465-72

CURRENT ISSUE
 

JOURNAL TOOLS

Publishing options
eTOC
To subscribe
Submit an article
Recommend to your librarian
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Reprints
Permissions
Share

 

REVIEWS   

Minerva Cardioangiologica 2005 October;53(5):465-72

Copyright © 2005 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Non-invasive coronary angiography with 64-slice computed tomography

Cademartiri F., Malagutti P., Belgrano M., Runza G., Pugliese F., Mollet N. R., Meijboom W. B., Krestin G. P., De Feyter P. J.


PDF


Multislice computed tomography is a rapidly emerging technique for the non-invasive visualization of coronary arteries. Over the past 5 years several scanner generation were introduced with a progressive improvement in the diagnostic accuracy in the detection of coronary artery stenosis in selected patients populations. The introduction of 64-slice technology has further improved the diagnostic performance. This technique is at the edge of clinical implementation and, even though large clinical trials are still missing, an increased demand for these type of studies is observed all over the world. We describe our experience of more than 1 year with 64-slice CT coronary angiography providing clues on reasonable clinical applications.

top of page