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Reduced-Radiation Heart Scans Don't Compromise on Quality
Date:6/9/2009

tient-related variables, lower heart rate was also associated with a smaller radiation dose.

"Importantly, despite the reduction in radiation doses, there were no significant differences during the control period compared with follow-up period in median image quality rating or the proportion of diagnostic-quality scans," researchers wrote.

Researchers recommended that physicians and other hospital personnel learn strategies for reducing radiation exposure.

The importance of radiation-reduction techniques must be emphasized during physician and technologist training, and physicians should demonstrate technical mastery of these methods before certification to oversee CCTA scanning, they wrote.

More information

The University of Wisconsin has more on CCTA.



-- Jennifer Thomas



SOURCE: Journal of the American Medical Association, news release, June 9, 2009


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