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Computed Tomography, Cardiac Scoring

Computed Tomography, Cardiac Scoring is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Computed axial tomography (CAT), computed transaxial tomography (CTT), heart vessel calcium CT, helical/spiral CT, cardiac plaque CT.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess coronary artery status related to plaque buildup, associated with coronary artery disease and heart failure. Used as an evaluation tool for surgical, radiation, and medical therapeutic interventions.

Area Of Application:
Heart.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Computed Tomography, Cardiac Scoring." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425291/all/Computed_Tomography__Cardiac_Scoring.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Cardiac Scoring. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425291/all/Computed_Tomography__Cardiac_Scoring. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Computed Tomography, Cardiac Scoring. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425291/all/Computed_Tomography__Cardiac_Scoring
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Computed Tomography, Cardiac Scoring [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425291/all/Computed_Tomography__Cardiac_Scoring.
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