CT myocardial perfusion imaging: Current status and future directions

Michelle Williams*, D. E. Newby

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Computed tomography (CT) imaging of the heart has advanced rapidly, and it is now possible to perform a comprehensive assessment at a low radiation dose. CT myocardial perfusion imaging can provide additive information to CT coronary angiography, and is particularly useful in patients with heavily calcified coronary arteries or coronary artery stents. A number of protocols are now available for CT myocardial perfusion including static, dynamic, and dual-energy techniques. This review will discuss the current status of CT myocardial perfusion imaging, its clinical application, and future directions for this technology.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Radiology
Volume71
Issue number8
Early online date16 Apr 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2016

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