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CORONARY CT ANGIOGRAPHY

Introduction:

Cardiac CT Angiography combines the latest retrospective and prospective ECG Gated acquisition technology with sophisticated algorithms to capture clear, concise information of the heart, over a wide range of heart rates and irregularities. CT Coronary also provides the sophisticated protocols you need to achieve CCTA and Calcium Scoring data in a single exam. The strength of the SCENARIA CT Vascular CT Angiography capabilities lie in its advanced design that facilitates peripheral angiograms over a z-axis length up to 200cm. This enables sophisicated run-off studies and trauma assessments to be performed with greater speed and coverage

Preparation:

Your doctor should give you instructions about how to prepare for your CT angiogram. Usually, you'll be asked not to eat anything for about four hours before your test. - Patients cannot have anything to eat or drink at least 4 hours prior
- No caffeine or nicotine for 12 hours prior
- No blood pressure medication the day of the exam
- Male patients cannot take Viagra or Levitra for at least 12 hours prior.
- You can drive yourself to the appointment, and you'll be able to drive home or to work after your test.