Predictors of image quality of coronary computed tomography in the acute care setting of patients with chest pain Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Coronary CT permits acceptable image quality in more than 90% of patients with chest pain. Patients with multiple risk factors are more likely to have impaired image quality or non-evaluable coronary segments. These patients may require careful patient preparation and optimization of CT scanning protocols.

publication date

  • April 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3719970

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ejrad.2009.03.001

PubMed ID

  • 19346094

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 182

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 74

number

  • 1