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Radiologists Find A Technique To Significantly Reduce Patient Radiation Dose During CT Angiography, Medical College of Wisconsin Study



9/21/2009 8:05:11 AM

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EurekAlert! -- Radiologists have discovered that prospective electrocardiogram (ECG) gating allows them to significantly reduce the patient radiation dose delivered during computed tomography (CT) angiography, a common noninvasive technique used to evaluate vascular disease, according to a study published in the October issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).

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