Technical aspects of CT angiography

Brian S. Kuszyk, Elliot K. Fishman

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Abstract

The basic tasks of spiral CT acquisition, image processing, and image display are the foundations underlying CT angiography regardless of the anatomic region of interest. Volume rendering is a rapidly emerging image processing technique for creating three-dimensional (3D) images from CT datasets, which has important advantages over other 3D rendering techniques including maximum intensity projection and surface rendering. This articles reviews the techniques that are commonly used in CT angiography and key considerations for optimization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-393
Number of pages11
JournalSeminars in Ultrasound CT and MRI
Volume19
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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