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Coronary Artery Plaque Associated with Liver Disease

2014 04 Nov

A new study has found a close association between high-risk coronary artery plaque and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a common liver disease. Both conditions were detected with a single CT examination, according to researchers who used coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) for the study. Previous research has shown that CCTA can... Read more

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International Clinicians Expand Cardiovascular CT Knowledge via Siemens Training

2014 29 May

A comprehensive four-day training course run by experts from Royal Brompton Hospital and supported by the National Heart and Lung Institute and Siemens Healthcare has been successfully completed by Cardiac Radiologists and Imaging Cardiologists from the UK, Denmark and India. It was designed to provide advanced, practical experience and build knowledge... Read more

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Study: CT Offers Measurement Tool for Arterial Plaque in Diabetic Patients

2014 23 Apr

The journal Radiology has published online the findings of a new multicenter study entitled "Coronary Artery Plaque Volume and Obesity in Patients with Diabetes: The Factor-64 Study." which investigates the role of CT in measuring arterial plaque. It appears that computed tomography (CT) angiography imaging of the coronary arteries provides a precise... Read more