Cardiac CT

A traditional CT scan is an x-ray procedure that combines many x-ray images with the aid of a computer to generate cross-sectional views of the body. Cardiac CT uses the advanced CT technology with intravenous (IV) contrast (dye) to visualize your cardiac anatomy, coronary circulation and great vessels. KNI uses state-of-the-art multi-row detector CT scanners. With multi-slice scanning, it is possible to acquire high-resolution three-dimensional images of the moving heart and great vessels.

A cardiac computed tomography also may be called a coronary CT angiography, MSCT, CT, cardiac CT, coronary CTA, or cardiac CAT scan.

Cardiac CTs are used to evaluate:

How to Prepare

Tell your technologist and your doctor if you are:

What to Expect

The entire procedure may take 30 to 45 minutes, but the actual CT scan only takes a few seconds.

After the Procedure

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