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CT: Coronary angiogram (CTA) scan: How to prepare and what to expect  
Abstract:  This handout describes a coronary CTA, also called CT coronary angiography, that studies the inside of tiny heart vessels. It includes how the scan works, how to prepare, how it is done, what is felt during the scan, and how to get the results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2005, March 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE; Radiology/Imaging Services; Cardiology/5NE; Cardiothoracic Surgery/5NE; 5NE
General Topics:  Diagnostic Tests; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Heart Function Tests; Heart; Blood Vessels; Angiography
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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