Coronary CT angiography with 80 kV tube voltage and low iodine concentration contrast agent in patients with low body weight

Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

4 Luglio Lug 2016 5 months ago
  • Andreini D, Mushtaq S, Annoni A, Formenti A, Bartorelli AL, Fiorentini C, Pepi M

In patients with low body weight, image quality and diagnostic accuracy of ultra-low radiation dose and low-iodine load coronary CTA are good and similar to values reported in the literature for standard tube voltage and iodine load protocols.

Reference
Andreini D, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Segurini C, Guglielmo M, Petullà M, Volpato V, Annoni A, Baggiano A, Formenti A, Bartorelli AL, Fiorentini C, Pepi M. Coronary CT angiography with 80 kV tube voltage and low iodine concentration contrast agent in patients with low body weight. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2016; Jun 15 [Epub ahead of print]

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