Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, May 16th, 2006
According to investigators in Germany, "We sought to assess the variability of aortic valve calcifications (AVCs) regarding the reconstruction window at different heart phases using multislice-spiral computed tomography."
"A total of 46 patients (26 men; mean age: 65 years) underwent AVC scoring with multislice-spiral computed tomography (12 X 0.75 mm, 120 kV, 133 mAseff)," wrote K.M. Ruhl and colleagues at Aachen University. "Image reconstruction was performed every 10% of the RR-interval (0-90%). AVC was quantified using Agatston score, calcium...
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