How does coronary artery disease (CAD) appear on 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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See the image below.

CT angiography and catheterization: Multiplanar re CT angiography and catheterization: Multiplanar reconstruction (MPR) CT image (A) demonstrates a severe proximal left anterior descending (LAD) artery stenosis (arrow), also demonstrated on cardiac catheterization (B) (arrow). Injection of the LAD after angioplasty and stenting (C) demonstrates no residual stenosis.

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