A 17-year-old male asked:
Would the heart ultrasound and angiogram ct scan i had show if i had coroided artery disease. blocked heart valves or structural abnormalities?
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Partly yes.: An echocardiogram would not show carotid or coronary arteries directly; it would show the status of your valves and help rule out structural abnormalities. A ct angiogram could show coronary artery status but might not image high enough to show the carotid arteries.
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Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
No : Need formal carotid ultrasound or cta, to correctly evaluate these vessels. See radiologyinfo.Org.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2014
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