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Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries

2nd Edition

Edited by Pim J. de Feyter, G. P. Gabriel Krestin

CRC Press

294 pages | 144 Color Illus. | 152 B/W Illus.

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Updated to reflect the notable advances in cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging, the Second Edition of the best-selling Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries provides cardiologists and radiologists with a practical text that explains the basic principles and applications of CT.

Written by renowned international experts in the field, this accessible resource clearly presents the fundamentals of the new technology of 64-slice imaging through the use of high quality illustrations, references, and tables.

Contents include:

  • image post-processing
  • coronary imaging for normal coronary arteries
  • coronary pathology and coronary imaging
  • coronary stenosis
  • coronary plaque imaging and calcification
  • chronic total occlusion
  • an assessment of coronary stents
  • coronary artery anomalies in adults
  • coronary collaterals and bypass grafts
  • cardiac masses, intracardiac thrombi, and pericardial abnormalities
  • great thoracic vessels
  • noncardiac findings on CT calcium screening
  • left ventricular function
  • artefacts
  • the future of cardiac CT imaging
  • contrast-enhancement for coronary angiography

Table of Contents

1. Basic Principles 2. Image Post-Processing 3. Coronary Imaging: Normal Coronary Artery 4. Coronary Pathology Relevant for Coronary Imaging 5. Coronary Stenosis 6. Coronary Plaque Imaging 7. Coronary Calcification 8. Chronic Total Occlusion 9. Assessment Coronary Stents 10. Coronary Artery Anomalies in the Adult 11. Coronary Collaterals 12. Coronary Bypass Grafts 13. Cardiac Masses, Intracardiac Thrombi and Pericardial Abnormalities 14. Emergency Department 15. Great Thoracic Vessels 16. Noncardiac Findings on CT Calcium Screening 17. Left Ventricular Function 18. Artefacts 19. Future 20. Contrast-Enhancement for Coronary Angiography 21. Relevant References 22. Selected Reading.

Subject Categories

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