Charité Publishes Landmark Study on 320-Row CT

August 2009

Advantage of improved coverage of the heart using 320-row CT from the study published in Circulation.

CT showed high accuracy and reduced radiation dose as well as improved patient comfort compared with invasive cardiac catheterization using this technology which was first provided worldwide to Charité outside of Japan by Toshiba Medical Systems (now: Canon Medical Systems). Further information for German patients and journalists can be found here. Details on the outreach of this activity as measured by Altmetric can be found here.