Published in Telemedicine Business Week, October 18th, 2006
Researchers working in the United States report, "This study sought to determine whether multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) may be able to detect occlusive coronary disease in transplanted hearts. In heart transplant recipients, asymptomatic coronary disease requiring frequent surveillance commonly develops. Recent advancements in MDCT allow for noninvasive assessment of the coronary vessels."
"Electrocardiogram-gated contrast-enhanced MDCT scans (16 X 0.75-mm detectors, 420 ms rotation, 100 ml contrast) with multisegment reconstruction were...
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