CT angiogram chest (summary)

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

CTA chest, also known by terms just as CT aorta, is a CT examination of the chest specifically performed to examine the arterial system in detail. It is performed with IV contrast that must be injected at a high rate and therefore requires a large cannula in a large vein that will take a rapid injection.

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  • CTA chest (summary)
  • CT aorta (summary)

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