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Beyond 64-slice CT

Edited by Ed Nicol, James Stirrup, Andrew Kelion and Simon Padley

in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199572595
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730696 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572595.003.0031

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Beyond 64-slice CT

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Limitations of 64-slice CT technology 40

Cardiac CT with >64 slices 42

Dual-source CT 44

Single heartbeat CT 46

Future technology 47

Long acquisition time (5–10s).

Images obtained over multiple (typically five to eight) heartbeats, increasing susceptibility to ‘banding’ or misregistration artefacts (see ...

Chapter.  1690 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Radiology ; Cardiovascular Medicine

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