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About this book
The comprehensive assessment of cardiovascular structure and function with computed tomography (CT) has progressed at an astounding rate due to advances in scanning technology and image processing. Given the growing importance of cardiovascular CT, this book collates all relevant imaging findings and presents them in a clinically relevant and practical manner appropriate for the spectrum of physicians who diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease. The chapters have been written by an internationally renowned group of contributing authors and present discussion and images which characterize the full spectrum of cardiovascular CT.
Editors and affiliations
- Book Title Cardiac CT Imaging
- Book Subtitle Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease
Matthew J. Budoff
Jerold S. Shinbane
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84882-650-2
- Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2010
- Publisher Name Springer, London
- eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
- Hardcover ISBN 978-1-84882-649-6
- eBook ISBN 978-1-84882-650-2
- Edition Number 2
- Number of Pages XXVI, 412
- Number of Illustrations 150 b/w illustrations, 250 illustrations in colour
Imaging / Radiology
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From the reviews of the second edition:
Hamid Afshar, MD(Ochsner Clinic Foundation) reviewing on Doodys.com
"This text is intended as a comprehensive reference for cardiac CT imaging, and is written by preeminent leaders in the field. This book collates all relevant imaging findings of the use of cardiovascular CT and presents them in a clinically relevant and practical manner. This book highlights, in a systematic approach, the basic concepts and the utilization of CT in a wide array of the possible diagnoses such as evaluating coronary arteries, myocardium, peripheral arteries, pulmonary veins, aorta, pericardium and cardiac masses. The editors succeed in providing a comprehensive and well illustrated review of Cardiac CT and it's utilization in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. The book proves that Cardiac CT has not only arrived but has become a very valuable diagnostic tool. This book is an excellent addition to the library of cardiologist, radiologist and vascular medicine physicians.
"Weighted Numerical Score: 92 - 4 Stars!"
“The Springer Cardiac CT Imaging App provides the user with a complete series of CT orientation images taken in each plane: axial, sagittal, and coronal. It also provides a series of coronary artery calcium images. All are designed to assist the cardiac CT user orientate themselves to the anatomy of the heart. The images have been supplied by an experienced set of contributing authors and are designed to assist the cardiac CT user orientate themselves to the anatomy of the heart images.” (BMA Medical Book Awards, September, 2011)