CCTA is a noninvasive imaging test to detect blockages in your coronary arteries that could cause a heart attack.
Why choose UPMC in Central Pa. for CCTA?
When you choose UPMC in Central Pa. for your CCTA, you will receive expert diagnostic care from some of the region's most experienced cardiologists who diagnose and treat all types of cardiovascular conditions.
UPMC in Central Pa. Imaging and the UPMC in Central Pa. Heart and Vascular Institute utilize state-of-the-art CT scanners to perform the CCTA. The scanners provide precise images of your heart with minimal radiation exposure.
If the results of your test show that you require additional cardiovascular care, the specialists at UPMC Pinnacle have the skills and experience needed to perform advanced cardiovascular procedures and offer you the latest treatment options.
What is CCTA?
A CT Coronary Angiogram or "CCTA" is a scan that records pictures of your heart.
What happens during a CCTA?
Before the pictures are taken, a Technologist will insert an intravenous (IV) line so that contrast can be injected into a vein (usually in your arm). The contrast highlights any blockages in your coronary arteries, helping to diagnose coronary artery disease.
What can I expect after a CCTA?
You can return to your normal activities immediately after your CCTA. Your doctor will contact you with the results of your test.
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