CT Coronary Angiogram

Coronary CT angiography will, in my opinion, be the new gold standard for coronary imaging in the future. Quick, non-invasive, low radiation exposure and absolutely spectacular image quality will make this a test used almost universally in any patient with suspected clinical coronary disease - Steven Lome, DO, RVT

CT Coronary Angiogram

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Love Your Heart: Coronary CT angiogram

You have probably heard of a stress test to determine any issues with your heart. However, here's another test that doctors say can give patients more ease of mind, and still know what is happening in their heart.

In November, Susan Nichols started having classic heart attack symptoms, including chest pains and shortness of breath. As a former paramedic, she knew something wasn't right.

"One morning, I got up and was really sick, it just felt off, and I took my blood pressure and my blood pressure was extremely high it was almost 200/128," Nichols said.

After a visit to the hospital, Dr. Ryan Masters suggested she get a coronary CT angiogram done.


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