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By Rikin Trivedi

Atherosclerosis represents the prime reason behind mortality and morbidity on the earth. of the most typical, critical, illnesses which may take place, acute myocardial infarction and stroke, have their pathogenesis within the atherosclerosis that could have an effect on the coronary arteries in addition to the carotid/intra-cranial vessels. for this reason, some time past there has been an intensive examine in making a choice on pre-clinical atherosclerotic ailments as a way to plan the proper therapeutical strategy sooner than the pathological occasions take place. within the final two decades imaging strategies and specifically Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance had an important development of their strength. within the box of the Computed Tomography the advent of the multi-detector-row expertise and extra lately using twin power and multi-spectral imaging offers a stupendous point of anatomic element. The MR because of using energy magnetic box and very complex sequences can picture human vessels in a short time whereas delivering a great distinction solution. ​

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Sedation and breath hold would not be required in newborn and quiet babies, especially if modern faster scanners are used. It is of course important giving the lowest radiation of dose “as low as reasonably achieved” (“ALARA”) to the patient, adopting several strategies, like increasing the pitch value, reducing the volume coverage and tube kV (80 kV with a weight less than 25 kg) and adjusting the value of mAs to the weight of the patient [24]. It is moreover preferable to use the ECG-gated acquisition to limit the motion artifacts, and if available, prospective ECG triggering or the flash acquisition mode than retrospective ECG gating mode.

In fact, the dominance can be [5]: Fig. 2 (a) Right dominance: The posterolateral branch (yellow arrow) and the posterior interventricular branch (white arrow) originate from the right coronary artery. (b) Left dominance: The posterior interventricular branch (arrow) originates from the circumflex artery 33 CT Imaging of Coronary Arteries 1. Right dominance (80–85 %): the atrioventricular nodal artery, PDA and PLV originate from RCA. 2. Left dominance (8–10 %): the atrioventricular nodal artery, PDA and PLV originate from LCX.

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