What are the applications of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)?

Updated: Dec 21, 2017
  • Author: Eugene C Lin, MD; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is a noninvasive method to image the coronary arteries. Applications include the following:

  • Diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD)

  • Diagnosis of in-stent restenosis

  • Evaluation of coronary bypass graft patency


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