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Atlas of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
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This atlas is a comprehensive visual reference for the use of cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) containing photomicrographs, anatomic illustrations, tables, and charts paired with extensive legends and explanations that are supplemented by extensive research, peer-reviewed articles, and textbooks.In addition to providing historical perspective and current direction for CT, this new edition of â Atlas of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography 2e focuses on research involving coronary artery diseases and anomalies, congestive heart failure, atherosclerotic plaques and asymptomatic disease, as well as imaging techniques, including preparation, acquisition, and processing, involving the great vessels and carotids, the peripheral vasculature, and coronary and pulmonary veins. The increasing role of CT in the emergency room and in private cardiology practice is also reviewed thoroughly, making this an essential read for all involved in cardiac imaging, cardiology and emergency medicine.â


Historical Perspective.- Preparation, Image Acquisition and Reconstruction, and Post-Processing.- Normal Coronary Anatomy.- Coronary Artery Calcium in Primary Prevention.- Assessment of Native Coronary Artery Disease.- Imaging of High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaques.- Coronary Stents: Evaluation and Follow-up.- Cardiac CT Before and After Bypass Graft Surgery.- Functional Significance of Coronary Stenoses Identified by CT.- The Role of Cardiac CT in the Emergency Department.- Imaging Diseases of the Aorta.- Imaging Peripheral Vasculature, Including Carotids.- Valvular Diseases and Interventions.- Role of Computed Tomography in the Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias.- Myocardial Function and Viability.- Coronary Artery AnomaliesCongenital Heart Disease.- Devices and Implants.- Appropriateness Use Criteria and Guidelines for CT Use.


ISBN-13: 9781447173564
Publisher: Springer (Springer London Ltd)
Publication date: November, 2017
Pages: 270
Weight: 571g
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Subcategories: Cardiovascular Medicine, Radiology
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