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Multi-vessel disease

Case Study
Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare • USA

Clinical history

This middle-aged male presented with sudden onset of chest pain and shortness of breath. He was referred for a cardiac CT scan on the IQon Spectral CT system.

Image scan parameters

  • 18.0 mGy CTDIvol
  • 288.mGy x cm DLP
  • 4.0 mSv effective dose

* AAPM Technical Report 96

Clinical significance

The cardiac CT data obtained on the IQon Spectral CT showed multi-vessel disease. In this case, the coronary arteries were better visualized by the clinician because of the improved low-contrast resolution capabilities seen using lower MonoE and the Spectral Comprehensive Cardiac application.

* The IQon Spectral CT is not yet CE Marked. Not available for sale in all regions.

** Results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.

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Aug 3, 2016

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IntelliSpace Portal, IQon Spectral CT
Cardiac, chest pain, coronary angiography, coronary arteries, MonoE, shortness of breath, Vascular

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