Clinical Cardiac CT: Anatomy and Function
Praise for the First Edition:Well written, well organized [and] easy to read...provides everything that a physician would need to know in order to include cardiac CT in his or her practice...this book was a pleasure to read.--RadiologyWith a special emphasis on the complementary nature of anatomic and functional cardiac data, Clinical Cardiac CT: Anatomy and Function -- now in a lavishly illustrated Second Edition -- ensures physicians develop the skills they need to interpret cardiac CT images with confidence.This volume begins with a brief introduction to the essentials of CT technique, normal cardiac anatomy, and anatomic anomalies. The expert authors then discuss the clinical application of cardiac CT for risk stratification, how to evaluate coronary artery disease, and the preoperative planning for and postoperative assessment of percutaneous cardiac procedures, including coronary stents and bypass grafts. Features
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