Coronary MR Imaging

  • M. B. Scheidegger
  • P. Boesiger

Abstract

X-Ray contrast angiography represents the gold standard for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD), and images of the coronary arteries of adequate quality for interventional requirements are produced only with this modality. However, this technique is invasive requiring catheterization, it is expensive, and it carries a small risk. Therefore, it is less well suited for repeated follow-up examinations. For these applications a noninvasive assessment of coronary artery disease would be highly desirable.

Keywords

Catheter Respiration Luminal Doyle 

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  • P. Boesiger

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