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SEPTEMBER 29, 2005
  New Use of 64-Slice CT Scan to be Studied at HUP to Help Diagnose Coronary Artery Disease in the Emergency Department
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Below are examples of a reconstructed 3-D image of a normal heart and coronary arteries from a 64-slice CT scan. The speed and resolution of 64 slice CT scanners allows visualization of coronary artery blockages during a single breath hold, without the need for an invasive procedure.




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