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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TY - ELEC T1 - Computed Tomography, Cardiac Scoring ID - 425291 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425291/all/Computed_Tomography__Cardiac_Scoring ER -