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Myocardial infarction on non-ECG synchronized contrast-enhanced multi-detector computed tomography

Abstract

To demonstrate that myocardial infarctions can be visualized on non-ECG-synchronized, contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography (MDCT). Myocardial infarctions are visible on contrast-enhanced MDCT scans even when cardiac gating is not utilized. Focusing on myocardial enhancement should allow radiologists to play a greater role in the evaluation of cardiac disease.

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Patel, R., Lewis, D. & Dubinsky, T.J. Myocardial infarction on non-ECG synchronized contrast-enhanced multi-detector computed tomography. Emerg Radiol 11, 301–305 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10140-005-0409-0

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Keywords

  • Streak Artifact
  • Electron Beam Compute Tomography
  • Cardiac Motion Artifact
  • Cardiac Compute Tomography Imaging
  • Table Interval