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Computed Tomography Angiography
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Computed Tomography Angiography Usage

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Reasons for Test

This test is used to help doctors identify diseased, narrowed, enlarged, and blocked blood vessels and locate where internal bleeding may be occurring. Some specific uses include:

  • Detecting atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries) or an aneurysm (ballooning out of a section of a blood vessel)
  • Examining arteries in the lungs to check for blockage of a blood vessel by a blood clot or other foreign substance
  • Evaluating disease in kidney arteries

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