computed tomography angiography


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computed tomography angiography (CTA),

computer-processed angiogram made from a series of CT images after injection of a contrast medium intravenously; may be maximum intensity projection (q.v.).
See also: projection angiogram.
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com·pu·ted to·mog·ra·phy an·gi·og·ra·phy

(CTA) (kŏm-pyūtĕd tŏ-mogră-fē an-jē-ogră-fē)
Computer-processed angiogram made from a series of CT images after injection of a contrast medium intravenously.
See also: projection angiogram
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