Technique of pediatric thoracic CT angiography.

Journal Article (Review)

CT angiography is now an accepted application of contemporary multidetector row CT. Faster scanning, thinner slices, and improvement in intravenous contrast enhancement are benefits that have offered unique opportunities for pediatric thoracic angiographic evaluation, and often obviate routine angiography. Pediatric CT angiography can be challenging but adherence to a relatively straightforward step-by-step method, emphasizing patient preparation and technical familiarity, can result in excellent examinations even in the smallest infants and most complex clinical scenarios.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Frush, DP

Published Date

  • March 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 419 - 433

PubMed ID

  • 15737377

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15737377

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8389

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rcl.2004.09.013


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States