CTA has become an important diagnostic tool in the evaluation of vascular diseases in virtually all parts of the body. Whereas CTA is able to provide images depicting exquisite anatomic detail, careful scanning technique and selection of scan parameters are critical for high quality studies. The choices to be made when prescribing a scan can seem daunting at first, but if one applies the principles outlined previously, CTA can be relatively easy, fast, and safe diagnostic technique that is effective in the majority of patients with vascular disease.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging