A fast computed tomographic imaging method for myocardial perfusion

Y. Liu, N. H. Shu, E. L. Ritman

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Abstract

Fast x-ray computed tomography can be used to generate indicator dilution curves in perfused tissues following intravascular injection of roentgen contrast agent. These curves can be used to estimate regional parenchymal perfusion, intravascular blood volume, heterogeneity of these two parameters, and vascular bed transfer function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-308
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiac Imaging
Volume7
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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