Computed tomographic angiography (CTA): Overview of technique

Charles E. Ray, John A. Kaufman

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Computed tomographic angiography (CTA) represents an important, relatively noninvasive method by which many arteries may be imaged. The following article outlines basic technical aspects of spiral CT, the collection of data and generation of images, limitations, and artifacts of CTA, and protocols used by the authors for selected vascular structures are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-133
Number of pages11
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Angiography
  • Angiography, technology
  • Arteries, CT
  • CT, image processing
  • Computed tomography (CT)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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