12,13) Ultrafast CT
and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can provide good images of the pathological findings.
Friedman said ultrafast CT
scanning produces very-high-resolution images that can provide excellent information on blood flow and cardiac function.
If you have an elevated risk score along with a close relative who had a heart attack, especially at a younger age, consider yourself at higher risk and talk to your doctor about special screening tests, such as an ultrafast CT
The new ultrafast CT
scanning technology at Baylor Hamilton has the potential to change the way heart disease is diagnosed.
75 million Ultrafast CT
scanner, a high-end version of the X-ray, computer controlled scanners used to provide cross-sectional views of the bodies internal organs.
Five years later, they reassessed hostility levels and measured calcification from the root of the aorta to the apex of the heart using ultrafast CT
scanning (JAMA 283:2546-51, 2000).
SEDATION FOR CHILDREN NO LONGER NECESSARY WITH NEW, ULTRAFAST CT
Robert Detrano of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center said that the roughly 50 American centers that have ultrafast CT
are pushing calcium scanning to pay for the machines that can't do much else.
Coronary artery calcification detected with ultrafast CT
as an indication of coronary artery disease.
Today, the same principle of rapid exposures drives a $2 million device known as an ultrafast CT
If ultrafast CT
scanning turns out to be a predictor of heart attacks, the technique, in conjunction with known risk factors, could provide a sensitive, noninvasive method of testing patients.