A multifunctional CT technology: Reality or illusion for patient risk assessment?

A multifunctional CT technology: Reality or illusion for patient risk assessment? A high-speed, multi-slice coronary computed tomography (CT) imaging has emerged as a promising or clinically available multifunctional technique for the assessment of myocardial ischemia, viability, ischemia-induced cardiac dysfunction, and coronary atherosclerotic alterations in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease. Despite several technical issues remain to be resolved, cardiac CT imaging will have a reality as a multifunctional modality for guiding physicians in better decision-making for favorable clinical outcomes in patients with suspected coronary artery disease, provided that this imaging technology can contribute to characterization and localization of high-risk coronary atherosclerosis in combination with the quantitative evaluation of functional myocardial ischemia. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Nuclear Cardiology Springer Journals

A multifunctional CT technology: Reality or illusion for patient risk assessment?

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Copyright © 2016 by American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Medicine & Public Health; Cardiology; Nuclear Medicine; Imaging / Radiology
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