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Multidetector row computed tomography: imaging congenital coronary artery anomalies in adults.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16287728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The quality of the imaging of the main coronary arteries and side branches provided by multidetector row computed tomography (MDCT) may have importance when assessing congenital coronary artery anomalies. This review discusses the rationale for using MDCT for this indication and examines the advantages and disadvantages of the technique. Examples of MDCT imaging of congenital coronary artery anomalies are presented. These images provide persuasive evidence to support clinical use of MDCT cardiac imaging in the context of suspected congenital coronary artery anomalies as a first line investigation.
Authors:
N E Manghat; G J Morgan-Hughes; A J Marshall; C A Roobottom
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart (British Cardiac Society)     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1468-201X     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-18     Completed Date:  2006-01-18     Revised Date:  2013-06-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602087     Medline TA:  Heart     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1515-22     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical Radiology, Plymouth NHS Trust, Derriford, Plymouth PL6 8DH, UK. docnatman@msn.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / radiography*
Humans
Imaging, Three-Dimensional
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*,  standards
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