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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. B. Hamm
    Pages 1-1
  3. M. Dewey, L. J. M. Kroft
    Pages 13-28
  4. K. Nieman
    Pages 29-37
  5. M. Dewey
    Pages 39-48
  6. M. Dewey
    Pages 49-53
  7. J. Geleijns, M. Dewey
    Pages 55-67
  8. M. Dewey
    Pages 69-89
  9. E. Zimmermann
    Pages 91-108
  10. H.-C. Becker, C. Klessen, K. Anders
    Pages 109-123
  11. O. Klass, M. Jeltsch, M. K. Hoffmann
    Pages 125-131
  12. L. Lehmkuhl, E. Martuscelli, M. Jinzaki
    Pages 133-150
  13. L. J. M. Kroft, M. Dewey
    Pages 151-180
  14. M. A. Latif, M. J. Budoff, P. Greenland
    Pages 181-189
  15. E. Martuscelli
    Pages 191-198
  16. K. Anders
    Pages 199-212
  17. P. Schoenhagen, H. Niinuma, T. Gerber, M. Dewey
    Pages 213-224
  18. F. Wolf, G. Feuchtner
    Pages 225-241
  19. G. Feuchtner
    Pages 243-257
  20. F. Plank, J. N. Dacher, G. Feuchtner, J. Leipsic
    Pages 259-284
  21. K. Kitagawa, A. Erglis, M. Dewey
    Pages 303-326
  22. O. Gaemperli, P. A. Kaufmann
    Pages 327-339
  23. R. A. Salgado, B. Ghaye
    Pages 341-365
  24. P. G. C. Begemann, M. Grigoryev, G. Lund, G. Adam, M. Dewey
    Pages 367-392
  25. S. Ley, B. K. Han, R. Arnold, J. R. Lesser
    Pages 393-414
  26. M. Dewey
    Pages 415-482
  27. M. Dewey
    Pages 483-486
  28. M. Dewey
    Pages 487-493
  29. Back Matter
    Pages 495-498

About this book

Introduction

Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has become a highly accurate diagnostic modality that continues to attract increasing attention. This extensively illustrated book aims to assist the reader in integrating cardiac CT into daily clinical practice, while also reviewing its current technical status and applications. Clear guidance is provided on the performance and interpretation of imaging using the latest technology, which offers greater coverage, better spatial resolution, and faster imaging while also providing functional information about cardiac diseases. The specific features of scanners from all four main vendors, including those that have only recently become available, are presented. Among the wide range of applications and issues discussed are coronary calcium scoring, coronary artery bypass grafts, stents, and anomalies, cardiac valves and function, congenital and acquired heart disease, and radiation exposure. Upcoming clinical uses of cardiac CT, such as hybrid imaging, preparation and follow-up after valve replacement, electrophysiology applications, myocardial perfusion and fractional flow reserve assessment, and plaque imaging, are also explored.

Keywords

Cardiac Computed Tomography Cardiology Cardiovascular Imaging Coronary Artery Disease Radiology

Authors and affiliations

  • Marc Dewey
    • 1
  1. 1.Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Institut für RadiologieBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41883-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-41882-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-41883-9
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