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3D heart scans speed up disease diagnosis

 

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3D heart scans speed up disease diagnosis

The NHS is rolling out revolutionary technology to diagnose and treat around 100,000 patients with suspected heart disease, five times faster than normal.

Known as HeartFlow, this innovation, turns a regular CT scan of the heart into a 3D image allowing doctors to diagnose life-threating coronary heart disease in just twenty minutes.