TOMOGRAPHY

Studies of tomography of heart in HCV services follow the methodology standardized by The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Staff with current certification.

Main advantage: see the inside of the arteries of the heart without invasive catheterization, hospitalization or anesthesia.

There are more than 50 causes of infarction with healthy heart arteries; SPECT information complements the tomography in those cases, both techniques can merge into hybrid images, see SPECT/CT.

Considered the above information, the heart scan is a breakthrough in the non-invasive diagnosis heart; the coronary angiotac and virtual catheterization are variants of the same study:

Angiotac: clearly shows the arteries of his heart and if there are obstructions by plaques of cholesterol inside what was previously impossible without doing an operation called an invasive catheterization.

Virtual catheterization, or cardiac multislice tomography: uses digital advanced programs to browse and review in 3-D with great anatomical detail, the interior of any structure of the heart, such as Atria, Pulmonary veins, great arteries, ventricles, valve plans and if necessary, the coronary arteries, it has use in congenital heart diseases and many cardiovascular diseases.

The tomography detects heart disease hidden as the anomalous origin of the coronary arteries or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, common causes of sudden death in young people or athletes, who rarely give symptoms are not detected easily by regular testing.

Tomography of heart is not an operation, does not hurt or is hospitalized, taken in seconds, the procedure is simple and very secure. The results are anatomically accurate.

Its cost is lower than the of the diagnostic coronary catheterization, which was the traditional invasive diagnostic method to obtain the same information.

Apply for a CT scan of the heart
Healthy right coronary artery.
The Interior of the left atrium.
Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery.
Left ventricular hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.