What Is A CT Angiography & What Are They Used For?

Chances are unless you’ve had one, you likely haven’t heard of a CT Angiography. Otherwise known as a computed tomography angiography (CTA), this procedure uses a contrast injection coupled with a CT Scan to diagnose blood vessel disease and other conditions related to the health of your blood vessels. We’ll dive into the ins and outs of the CTA procedure below.

A CT coronary angiogram relies on a powerful X-ray machine to produce images of your heart and its blood vessels. These tests are noninvasive and don’t require recovery time. Coronary CT angiograms are gradually becoming a viable option […]