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CT myocardial perfusion imaging: Current status and future directions

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

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.

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