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Coronary CT Angiography

Your doctor has recommended you for coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA). A CT scanner uses a combination of a high-tech X-ray scanner and sophisticated computer analysis to provide detailed, 3D images of your moving heart and major blood vessels. CTA is used to examine the health of blood vessels in your body. It can be used to identify weakened sections of arteries or veins and to visualize blood flow, as well as to detect fatty or calcium deposits (plaques) in the coronary arteries. CT angiography provides your physicians with more-precise images of your blood vessels than either MRI or ultrasound technology. Our team of subspecialty imaging physicians is led by Daniel S. Berman, MD, chief of Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology. READ MORE