Spiral CT angiography

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1993 Jun;160(6):1273-8. doi: 10.2214/ajr.160.6.8498233.


Spiral CT angiography is a new, minimally invasive technique for vascular imaging that is made possible by combining two recently developed techniques: slip-ring CT scanning and computerized three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction. The purpose of this essay is to illustrate the appearances of various normal and diseased vessels using this technique.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Angiography / methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*
  • Ultrasonography / methods
  • Vascular Diseases / diagnostic imaging*