Contrast Media Injection Protocols in CT Coronary Angiography
Many parameters influence attenuation patterns and the overall image quality in CCTA. A thorough understanding of the underlying principles and their interaction is necessary to provide the full picture on the interplay of the various CM aspects, scanner-related factors as well as patient-related aspects. The ultimate goal is to create a personalized CM injection protocol, where all these parameters are tailored individually in order to provide adequate diagnostic attenuation values and image quality.
KeywordsContrast media Contrast material Iodine concentration Iodine delivery rate Computed tomography Cardiac imaging technique Body weight
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