Search Tag: CCTA

Health Management

New indications for coronary CT angiography

2017 19 Sep

The time has comeThe latest in CCTA and how the quality and timeliness of diagnosis can be improved.Since the beginning of the 21st century coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA ) has turned from a research tool with ill-defined indications into the recognised cardiac imaging modality with proven clinical and prognostic values. There is already... Read more

Health Management

Clinical Use of Coronary CT Angiography

2016 25 Aug

CHANGE OF PARADIGMDuring the last decades we have witnessed a tremendous ‏progress in imaging technologies. Probably the ‏most impressive results have been achieved in cardiac ‏imaging. The landscape of diagnostic tools used for cardiovascular ‏diagnostics has dramatically changed. All cardiovascular ‏imaging technologies have improved, but the ‏most spectacular... Read more

Cardiology Management

Routine CCTA Screening Not Necessary For Diabetics

2014 20 Nov

In a recent study published in JAMA and presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014, Joseph B. Muhlestein, MD, and colleagues at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah (USA) examined whether screening patients with diabetes deemed to be at high cardiac risk using coronary computed tomographic angiography... Read more

Cardiology Management

RSNA 2013: Heart Disease Similar in Men and Women, International Study Finds

2013 03 Dec

An analysis of data from an international multicentre study of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) reveals that men and women with mild coronary artery disease and similar cardiovascular risk profiles share similar prognoses. Results of the study are presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)."We... Read more

IMAGING Management

CT Angiography Helps Predict Heart Attack Risk

2013 10 Apr

Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is an effective tool for determining the risk of heart attacks and other adverse cardiac events in patients with suspected coronary artery disease but no treatable risk factors, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.“CCTA should... Read more