Handbook of Cardiovascular CT: Essentials for Clinical Practice

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Matthew J. Budoff, Jerold S. Shinbane
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 1, 2009 - Medical - 260 pages
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'Handbook of Cardiac CT' is a primer for the practical performance and interpretation of cardiovascular computed tomography. This manual serves as a companion to the textbook: 'Cardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease' and provides essential concise and practical text summary of each topic, with additional tables, algorithms, protocols and key images for orientation to and familiarization with important disease processes. This manual targets a reading audience who are in the training phase of performance and interpretation of cardiovascular CT and is designed as an easily accessible pocket reference.

 

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Contents

Concepts Important to Image Acquisition and Reconstruction
1
Essentials for Clinical Practice
15
Assessment and Impact of Interventions
23
4 Assessment of Cardiac Function
29
Plaque Characterization and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
39
6 Coronary Angiography of Native Vessels
49
7 Coronary CT Angiography after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
57
8 Coronary Angiography After Surgical Revascularization
69
13 Assessment of Cardiac and Thoracic Masses
119
14 Computed Tomography Evaluation in Valvular Heart Disease
131
15 The Aorta and Great Vessels
141
16 Adult Congenital Heart Disease
153
Assessment of the Lower Extremity Vasculature
167
Cardiovascular CT Versus Cardiovascular MR
183
Radiation Dosimetry and CT Dose Reduction Techniques
195
20 Competency Appropriateness and Quality in Cardiovascular CT
209

9 Perfusion and Delayed Enhancement Imaging
77
Complementary Roles with Cardiac CT
85
Cardiac Electrophysiology Applications
97
12 PericardialMyocardial Disease Processes
111
21 Cardiac Anatomy by Computed Tomographic Imaging
215
Index
251
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