Using coronary CT angiography for guiding invasive coronary angiography: potential role to reduce intraprocedural radiation exposure
Christophe T Arendt, Patricia Tischendorf, Julian L Wichmann, Michael Messerli, Lucas Jörg, Niklas Ehl, Robin F Gohmann, Simon Wildermuth, Thomas J Vogl & Ralf W Bauer
• Patients with CAD can benefit from decreased radiation exposure during coronary angiography. • ICA should be directed solely to significant stenoses as described on CCTA. • Severely calcified plaques remain a limitation of CCTA leading to unnecessary ICA referrals.
|citation||Arendt C T, Tischendorf P, Wichmann J L, Messerli M, Jörg L, Ehl N, Gohmann R F, Wildermuth S, Vogl T J, Bauer R W. Using coronary CT angiography for guiding invasive coronary angiography: potential role to reduce intraprocedural radiation exposure. Eur Radiol 2018; 28:2756-2762.|
|type||journal paper/review (English)|
|date of publishing||07-02-2018|
|journal title||Eur Radiol (28/7)|