TableĀ 1

Preferred Mode of Acquisition for ECG-Synchronized CTA of the Aortic Root Stratified by Scanner System

ManufacturerScanner GeometryPreferred Acquisition Mode
GE64-row familySpiral/helical acquisition with retrospectively ECG-gated image reconstruction
Revolution (256 row)Prospectively ECGgated, axial one beat acquisition
PhilipsAll scannersSpiral/helical acquisition with retrospectively ECG-gated image reconstruction
SiemensAll scannersSpiral/helical acquisition with retrospectively ECG-gated image reconstruction
Toshiba64/80-row familySpiral/helical acquisition with retrospectively ECG-gated image reconstruction
Aquilion One (320/640 row)Prospectively ECGgated, axial one beat acquisition