La radiologia medica

, Volume 117, Issue 6, pp 901–938

Clinical indications for cardiac computed tomography. From the Working Group of the Cardiac Radiology Section of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (SIRM)

  • E. di Cesare
  • I. Carbone
  • A. Carriero
  • M. Centonze
  • F. De Cobelli
  • R. De Rosa
  • P. Di Renzi
  • A. Esposito
  • R. Faletti
  • R. Fattori
  • M. Francone
  • A. Giovagnoni
  • L. La Grutta
  • G. Ligabue
  • L. Lovato
  • R. Marano
  • M. Midiri
  • L. Natale
  • A. Romagnoli
  • V. Russo
  • F. Sardanelli
  • F. Cademartiri
Cardiac Radiology / Cardioradiologia

Abstract

Cardiac computed tomography (CCT) has grown as a useful means in different clinical contexts. Technological development has progressively extended the indications for CCT while reducing the required radiation dose. Even today there is little documentation from the main international scientific societies describing the proper use and clinical indications of CCT; in particular, there are no complete guidelines. This document reflects the position of the Working Group of the Cardiac Radiology Section of the Italian Society of Radiology concerning the indications for CCT.

Keywords

CCT CTCA Computed tomography coronary angiography Guidelines Consensus Clinical indications 

Indicazioni cliniche per l’utilizzo della tomografia computerizzata del cuore. A cura del gruppo di lavoro della Sezione di Cardio-Radiologia della Società Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM)

Riassunto

La tomografia computerizzata del cuore (CCT) è diventata uno strumento efficace in differenti contesti clinici. Lo sviluppo della tecnologia ha portato ad una progressiva espansione delle indicazioni con una concomitante riduzione della dose di radiazioni necessaria per l’esecuzione dell’indagine. Ancora oggi sono pochi i documenti delle maggiori società scientifiche internazionali che si esprimono sulle effettive modalità di utilizzo e sulle indicazioni cliniche della CCT; in particolare mancano delle linee guida complete. Questo documento rispecchia la visione del gruppo di lavoro della Sezione di Cardio-Radiologia della Società Italiana di Radiologia Medica in merito alle indicazioni correnti della CCT.

Parole chiave

CCT Angiografia coronarica a tomografia computerizzata Linee guida Consenso Indicazioni cliniche 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. di Cesare
    • 1
  • I. Carbone
    • 2
  • A. Carriero
    • 3
  • M. Centonze
    • 4
  • F. De Cobelli
    • 5
  • R. De Rosa
    • 6
  • P. Di Renzi
    • 7
  • A. Esposito
    • 5
  • R. Faletti
    • 8
  • R. Fattori
    • 9
  • M. Francone
    • 2
  • A. Giovagnoni
    • 10
  • L. La Grutta
    • 11
  • G. Ligabue
    • 12
  • L. Lovato
    • 9
  • R. Marano
    • 13
  • M. Midiri
    • 11
  • L. Natale
    • 14
  • A. Romagnoli
    • 15
  • V. Russo
    • 9
  • F. Sardanelli
    • 16
  • F. Cademartiri
    • 17
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Medicina SperimentaleUniversità di L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Scienze Radiologiche, Oncologiche e Anatomo-patologicheUniversità Sapienza di RomaRomaItaly
  3. 3.Istituto di Radiologia, Diagnostica ed InterventisticaUniversità A. AvogadroNovaraItaly
  4. 4.Dipartimento di RadiodiagnosticaAPSS di TrentoTrentoItaly
  5. 5.Department of Radiology and Experimental Imaging CenterSan Raffaele Hospital and Vita-Salute San Raffaele UniversityMilanoItaly
  6. 6.Dipartimento di Radiologia, Ospedale San GennaroASL Napoli 1 CentroNapoliItaly
  7. 7.U.O.C. RadiologiaOspedale Fatebenefratelli Isola TiberinaRomaItaly
  8. 8.Istituto di RadiologiaUniversità di TorinoTorinoItaly
  9. 9.US Radiologia Cardiovascolare, Dipartimento CardiotoracovascolarePoliclinico S. OrsolaBolognaItaly
  10. 10.Dipartimento di RadiologiaUniversità degli Studi di AnconaAnconaItaly
  11. 11.Sezione di Scienze Radiologiche, Dipartimento di Biopatologia e Biotecnologie Mediche e Forensi, A.O.U.P. “Paolo Giaccone”Università degli Studi di PalermoPalermoItaly
  12. 12.Radiologia 1 — DAI Servizi Diagnostici e per Immagine Azienda Ospedaliero-UniversitariaPoliclinico di ModenaModenaItaly
  13. 13.Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Institute of Radiology, “A. Gemelli” HospitalCatholic UniversityRomeItaly
  14. 14.Centro Oncologico Fiorentino, MRI Dept.Catholic University of Sacred HeartSesto FiorentinoItaly
  15. 15.Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini, Imaging MolecolareRadiologia Interventistica e Terapia Radiante della Fondazione Policlinico Universitario “Tor Vergata”RomaItaly
  16. 16.Dipartimento di Scienze Medico-Chirurgiche, Servizio di Radiologia, IRCCS Policlinico San DonatoUniversità degli Studi di MilanoSan Donato Milanese — MilanoItaly
  17. 17.Imaging Cardiovascolare, Ospedale Giovanni XXIIIMonastier di TrevisoTrevisoItaly

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