Comparison of image quality and radiation dose between prospectively ECG-triggered and retrospectively ECG-gated CT angiography: Establishing heart rate cut-off values in first-generation dual-source CT.

ÜNAL E., Yildiz A. E., Guler E., KARÇAALTINCABA M., AKATA D., Kilincer A., ...More

Anatolian journal of cardiology, vol.15, no.9, pp.759-64, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2014.5720
  • Journal Name: Anatolian journal of cardiology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.759-64
  • Keywords: multidetector computed tomography, coronary angiography, radiation protection, cardiac gated imaging techniques, comparative study, CORONARY-ARTERY-DISEASE, COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, REDUCTION
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To evaluate radiation dose and image quality of prospectively electrocardiography (ECG)-triggered and retrospectively ECG-gated coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography and to establish cut-off values of heart rates (HRs) for each technique in first-generation dual-source CT.