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CT is a Computerised Tomography that produces multiple images of the heart from different angles. There are two ways in which a CT scan can be used for the heart.
Very early finding shows that amongst patients who have an implanted cardiac defibrillator there are two genes are more common in those who go on to have a potentially fatal ventricular arrhythmia. This genetic distribution appears to be seen in the general population too and this raisers the prospect of identifying some high/ higher risk individuals.