Diagnostic accuracy of coronary CT angiography performed in 100 consecutive patients with coronary stents using a whole-organ high-definition CT scanner

International Journal of Cardiology

18 Settembre Set 2018 one month ago
  • Andreini D, Pontone G, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Guglielmo M, Mancini ME, Annoni A, Baggiano A, Formenti A, Montorsi P, Muscogiuri G, Fiorentini C, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M

To evaluate image quality, interpretability, diagnostic accuracy and radiation exposure of coronary CT angiography (CCTA) performed with a new scanner equipped with 0.23-mm spatial resolution, new generation iterative reconstruction, 0.28-second gantry rotation time and intra-cycle motion-correction algorithm in consecutive patients with coronary stents, including those with high heart rate (HR) and atrial fibrillation (AF).

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Andreini D, Pontone G, Mushtaq S, Conte E, Guglielmo M, Mancini ME, Annoni A, Baggiano A, Formenti A, Montorsi P, Magatelli M, Di Odoardo L, Melotti E, Resta M, Muscogiuri G, Fiorentini C, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M. Diagnostic accuracy of coronary CT angiography performed in 100 consecutive patients with coronary stents using a whole-organ high-definition CT scanner. Int J Cardiol 2018 Sep 8. pii: S0167-5273(18)33666-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.09.010. [Epub ahead of print]

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