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[en] The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of bolus-tracking ROI positioning on coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) image quality. In this retrospective monocentric study, all patients had undergone CCTA by step-and-shoot mode to rule out coronary artery disease within a cohort at intermediate risk. Two groups were formed, depending on ROI positioning (left atrium (LA) or ascending aorta (AA)). Each group contained 96 patients. To select pairs of patients, propensity score matching was used. Image quality with regard to coronary arteries as well as pulmonary arteries was evaluated using quantitative and qualitative scores. In terms of the coronary arteries, there was no significant difference between both groups using quantitative (SNR AA 14.92 vs. 15.46; p = 0.619 | SNR LM 19.80 vs. 20.30; p = 0.661 | SNR RCA 24.34 vs. 24.30; p = 0.767) or qualitative scores (4.25 vs. 4.29; p = 0.672), respectively. With regard to pulmonary arteries, we found significantly higher quantitative (SNR RPA 8.70 vs. 5.89; p < 0.001 | SNR LPA 9.06 vs. 6.25; p < 0.001) and qualitative scores (3.97 vs. 2.24; p < 0.001) for ROI positioning in the LA than for ROI positioning in the AA. ROI positioning in the LA or the AA results in comparable image quality of CT coronary arteriography, while positioning in the LA leads to significantly higher image quality of the pulmonary arteries. These results support ROI positioning in the LA, which also facilitates triple-rule-out CT scanning.