Association of Tube Voltage With Plaque Composition on Coronary CT Angiography: Results From Paradigm Registry

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging

24 August Aug 2021 25 days ago
  • Andreini D, Conte E, Pontone G

The impact of low tube voltage and coronary luminal attenuation on quantitative coronary plaque remains uncertain. This study sought to investigate the impact of low tube voltage scanning heterogeneity of coronary luminal attenuation on plaque quantification and characterization with coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA).

Reference

Association of Tube Voltage With Plaque Composition on Coronary CT Angiography: Results From Paradigm Registry. Takagi H, Leipsic JA, Indraratna P, Gulsin G, Khasanova E, Tzimas G, Lin FY, Shaw LJ, Lee SE, Andreini D, Al-Mallah MH, Budoff MJ, Cademartiri F, Chinnaiyan K, Choi JH, Conte E, Marques H, de Araújo Gonçalves P, Gottlieb I, Hadamitzky M, Maffei E, Pontone G, Shin S, Kim YJ, Lee BK, Chun EJ, Sung JM, Virmani R, Samady H, Stone PH, Berman DS, Narula J, Bax JJ, Chang HJ. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2021 Aug 11:S1936-878X(21)00564-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.07.011

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