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Assessment of CT Angiography and MR Angiography Data

  • Fridon Todua
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
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Abstract

MRA and CTA two-dimensional (2D) images are assessed by standard methods described above. The majority of standard CT studies are performed in axial plane, which gives relatively poor information about hemodynamics. In comparison with conventional CT, MRA has certain advantages due to multiplanar images received. Introduction and broad implementation of multislice tomography brought new possibilities to CTA (Randoux et al. 2003; Hackländer et al. 2006).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fridon Todua
    • 1
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNational Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, I. Javakhishili Tbilisi State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyProgramme of Caucasus UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  3. 3.Department of Ultrasound DiagnosticsNational Medical Academy of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical MedicineTbilisiGeorgia

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