Handbook of Cardiovascular CT: Essentials for Clinical Practice

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Matthew J. Budoff, Jerold S. Shinbane
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 5, 2008 - 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

Cardiovascular CT Angiography Concepts Important to Image Acquisition and Reconstruction
1
Cardiovascular CT Imaging Essentials for Clinical Practice Patient Selection and Preparation
15
Cardiovascular Calcium Assessment and Impact of Interventions
23
Assessment of Cardiac Function
29
CTA as an IVUS Equivalent Plaque Characterization and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
39
Coronary Angiography of Native Vessels
49
Coronary CT Angiography after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
57
Coronary Angiography After Surgical Revascularization
69
Assessment of Cardiac and Thoracic Masses
119
Computed Tomography Evaluation in Valvular Heart Disease
131
The Aorta and Great Vessels
141
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
153
Cardiovascular CT Assessment of the Lower Extremity Vasculature
167
Imaging Decisions Cardiovascular CT Versus Cardiovascular MR
183
Radiation Safety Radiation Dosimetry and CT Dose Reduction Techniques
195
Competency Appropriateness and Quality in Cardiovascular CT
209

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