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News from RSNA: Excellent reproducibility of Total Coronary Plaque Volume by CCTA

According to the study presented at RSNA by Dr. Pattanayak, post-doctoral fellow at the NIH, total coronary plaque volume by coronary CTA (CCT) shows very good scan-rescan reproducibility and can be used as a patient centered index of atherosclerosis for clinical trials and therapy. In this study images were analyzed with QAngio CT semi-automated software. For further reading:
http://rsna2014.rsna.org/dailybulletin/index.cfm?pg=14tue08#.