Cardiac CT Imaging

Cardiac CT Imaging

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CT is an accurate technique for assessing cardiac structure and function, but advances in computing power and scanning technology have resulted in increased popularity. It is useful in evaluating the myocardium, coronary arteries, pulmonary veins, thoracic aorta, pericardium, and cardiac masses; because of this and the speed at which scans can be performed, CT is even more attractive as a cost-effective and integral part of patient evaluation. This book collates all the current knowledge of cardiac CT and presents it in a clinically relevant and practical format appropriate for both cardiologists and radiologists. The images have been supplied by an experienced set of contributing authors and represent the full spectrum of cardiac CT. As increasing numbers have access to cardiac CT scanners, this book provides all the relevant information on this modality.Jamil AboulHosn, MD Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, ... MD Department of Radiology USC Keck School of Medicine LAC+USC Imaging Science Center Los Angeles, CA, anbsp;...

Title:Cardiac CT Imaging
Author:Matthew Budoff, Jerold S. Shinbane
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-09-03


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