CT Coronary Angiogram

Basic overview

  • This test uses a CT machine to image the heart arteries

Indications for the test

  • Assessment for coronary artery disease or coronary artery anomalies

What to expect

  • You should be given a pre-medication to slow your heart rate (usually metoprolol or ivabradine), as a heart rate of <60 bpm is required for good quality images and to reduce radiation. This is usually given the evening prior and the morning of the test.
  • On the day, a cannula will be inserted into your arm vein and an iodine-based contrast agent will be infused quickly, allowing the arteries to ‘show-up’ brightly on the CT scan

Our Locations

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Cardiology Tasmania has 5 specialist centres located in Derwent Park, Huonville, Oatland, Swansea and Rokeby. As well as our fixed locations, our cardiology specialists and consultants travel to regional and remote areas to ensure all patients have access to cardiology services regardless of where they live.
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0439 195 660
Derwent Park
  • Northcare Health Centre, 254 Main Road, Derwent Park, TAS

  • 62728869
  • Huon Valley Health Centre, 85 Main Road, Huonville, TAS
  • 62642800
  • Midlands Multipurpose Health, 13 Church Street, Oatlands, TAS
  • 61350540
  • Swansea General Practice: 37 Wellington Street, Swansea, TAS
  • 62578205
  • Knopwood Medical Centre: 46 South Arm Road, Rokeby, TAS
  • 62471019

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