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Computed Tomography of the Cardiovascular System

1st Edition

Edited by Thomas C. Gerber, Birgit Kantor, Eric E. Williamson

CRC Press

556 pages

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Computed tomography of the heart and cardiovascular system continues to show an impressive and tremendously successful development. Technical improvements translate into new applications and enhanced diagnostic accuracy and the new diagnostic opportunities may potentially be beneficial for many individuals with known or suspected cardiovascular dis

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction 1. History of Computed Tomography 2. Physics of and Approaches to Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 3. Radiation Dose in Computed Tomography Section II: Clinical Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 4. Cardiovascular Computed Tomography: A Clinical Perspective 5. Computed Tomographic Anatomy of the Heart 6. Pathology of Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis: Aspects Relevant to Cardiac Imaging 7. Complementary Roles of Computed Tomography and Myocardial Perfusion Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Section III: Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning 8. Measurement of Coronary Artery Calcium by Computed Tomography 9. Coronary Calcium Scanning for the Prediction of Coronary Stenoses in Symptomatic Patients 10. Coronary Artery Calcification and Prediction of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events 11. Progression of Coronary Artery Calcium and its Pharmacologic Modification Section IV: Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography 12. How To Perform and Interpret Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography 13. Computed Tomographic Angiography for the Detection of Coronary Artery Stenoses 14. Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography of Coronary Artery Anomalies 15. Non-invasive Evaluation of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts with Multislice Computed Tomography 16. Assessment of Coronary Artery Stents by Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography Section V: Other Applications of Cardiac and Coronary Computed Tomography 17. Computed Tomography of the Myocardium, Pericardium and Cardiac Chambers 18. Assessment of Global and Regional Left Ventricular Function by Computed Tomography 19. Assessment of Heart Valve Disease by Computed Tomography 20. Multislice Comp

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine