3D technology could see heart disease patients diagnosed and treated five times faster – Sky News

After diagnosis, treatment includes surgery, medication, or having a stent fitted. File pic

 
Life-threatening coronary heart disease could be diagnosed and treated five times faster with the help of new 3D technology.

The technology turns a CT scan of the heart into a 3D image, which allows doctors to diagnose the problem in just 20 minutes, NHS England said.

Previously, diagnoses would require a more invasive and time-consuming angiogram in hospital.

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