to get general information about CT scans from the National
Institutes of Health.
to link to an abstract (a brief summary) of research that Dr.
Aaron Sodickson presented last year at the annual meeting of the
Radiological Society of North America, held in Chicago.
Doctors are weighing the pluses and minuses of using CT scans to
detect heart disease and, more specifically, coronary artery
disease — the
atherosclerotic blockages in the arteries that supply the
heart that can lead to heart attacks.
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