Standards of practice of computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) in adult patients

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CTCA has become a well recognised imaging technique in the investigation of patients with chest pain. The indications for CTCA are also established and it is part of nationally and internationally recognised imaging pathways. Its clinical utility means that increasing numbers of UK centres are establishing CTCA imaging programmes.

Together with the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (BSCI), The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has produced this document, which brings together the latest guidance on departmental standards of practice required to deliver safe computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) to adult patients.

This document was reviewed by the Clinical Radiology Professional Support and Standards Board and the Clinical Radiology Faculty Board in 2017 and was retained in its current format.