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computed tomography

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Multidetector CT was used in a separate study showing significant increases in trabecular microstructure in 65 postmenopausal women who were treated for 12 months with teriparatide for osteoporosis (J.
Although multidetector CT angiography can accurately assess the presence and severity of coronary disease and identify patients who will require revascularization, its relatively low negative and positive predictive values mean that it cannot yet replace conventional angiography.
Multidetector CT scanning of the abdomen, before and after intravenous contrast administration, is the initial investigation of choice.
The study found that 64-slice multidetector CT angiography was highly accurate in detecting blockages of greater than 50 percent, with a sensitivity of 85 percent and a specificity of 90 percent.
Using a new multidetector CT scan, doctors are capable of seeing not only the outline of the heart, but every detail inside and out.
With the evolution of multidetector CT, coronary CT angiography (CTA) is becoming more common.
Later, a CT-angiographic (CTA) examination was performed with a 2x64 multidetector CT system, and the diameter of the left subclavian artery was measured as 5.
Intravenous contrast-enhanced multidetector CT with two-dimensional reconstructions is an excellent imaging technique for rapid and safe evaluation, and may be the examination of choice for such patients.
Multifocal coronary artery myocardial bridging involving the right coronary and left anterior descending arteries detected by ECG-gated 64 slice multidetector CT coronary angiography.
Kim reported on 659 patients with aortic dissection and 1,397 healthy controls who underwent multidetector CT angiography as part of routine health screening.

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