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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 250–261 | Cite as

Haemodynamic findings on cardiac CT in children with congenital heart disease

  • Hyun Woo Goo
Pictorial Essay

Abstract

In patients with congenital heart disease, haemodynamic findings demonstrated on cardiac CT might provide useful hints for understanding the haemodynamics of cardiac defects. In contrast to morphological features depicted on cardiac CT, such haemodynamic findings on cardiac CT have not been comprehensively reviewed in patients with congenital heart disease. This article describes normal haemodynamic phenomena of cardiovascular structures and various abnormal haemodynamic findings with their mechanisms and clinical significance on cardiac CT in patients with congenital heart disease.

Keywords

Haemodynamics Multi-slice CT Congenital heart disease Cardiac CT Child 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, Asan Medical CenterUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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