Kawasaki disease: role of coronary CT angiography

Gaurav Aggarwala, Nikhil Iyengar, Steven J Burke, Edwin J R van Beek, Brad Thompson, Ian Law, Dinesh Jagasia

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Abstract / Description of output

Invasive coronary angiography is considered to be the gold standard for diagnosis and follow-up of coronary artery aneurysms, thrombosis and stenosis in patients with Kawasaki Disease. However, the availability of multi-detector CT coronary angiography provides a viable alternative as a non-invasive imaging modality for sequential follow-up of patients with Kawasaki disease. High quality multidetector CT angiography images of coronary arterial anatomy can be obtained after adequate heart rate control using beta blockers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)803-5
Number of pages3
JournalThe International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2006

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Child
  • Coronary Aneurysm
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed


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