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Scan protocols 

Scan protocols
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Scan protocols
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10.1093/med/9780199572595.003.0052
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date: 15 December 2018

Introduction 100

Optimizing scan timing 102

Coronary artery calcium scoring 106

CT coronary angiography 108

Gated CT pulmonary angiogram 110

Gated CT pulmonary venography 111

Prior to percutaneous aortic valve replacement 112

CT coronary angiography consists of a variable number of discrete image acquisitions, several of which are for set-up purposes only (to define scan range, level of the carina, contrast timing, etc.). A routine scan protocol may proceed step-wise as follows....

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