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Coronary stent assessment with 64-slice multislice computed tomography: a literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18564545     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary in-stent restenosis (ISR) and thrombosis cause recurrent cardiac ischemia, require repeat investigations, and have significant clinical and financial implications. As coronary stenting becomes widespread, the number of patients with recurrent ischemia is increasing. ISR and thrombosis occur in up to 10 and 0.8%, respectively, of patients with drug-eluting stents. A noninvasive investigation for symptomatic stented patients is required to identify stent thrombosis, ISR, and de novo lesions in native coronary arteries. The difficulties in using computed tomography to image high-density materials adjacent to moving calcified vessels have been reduced with advances in spatial and temporal resolution and reconstruction software. This review examines the advantages and disadvantages of 64-slice multislice computed tomography for coronary stent evaluation, explaining the diagnostic difficulties and outlining techniques to optimize diagnostic accuracy.
Authors:
Catherine M Jones; Kwang Y Chin; Mohamad Hamady; Guang-Zhong Yang; Ara Darzi; Thanos Athanasiou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0887-2171     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Ultrasound CT MR     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-20     Completed Date:  2008-08-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8504689     Medline TA:  Semin Ultrasound CT MR     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  214-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Coronary Angiography / methods*
Coronary Restenosis / diagnosis*
Coronary Thrombosis / diagnosis*
Drug-Eluting Stents
Humans
Image Enhancement / methods
Reproducibility of Results
Stents*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / instrumentation,  methods*,  trends

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