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CT: Coronary Angiogram (CTA) Scan: How to prepare and what to expect

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
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2005
Revision Date
09/2020
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General Subject
Cardiovascular Disorders
Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject/Keyword
Angiography
Blood Vessels
CT Scan (computed tomography scan)
Heart
Heart Function Tests
Languages
English
Record ID
3120