CT Assessment of the Myocardial Blood Supply: Quantitative Imaging

  • Ullrich Ebersberger
  • Justin R. Silverman
  • Young Jun Cho
  • Lucas L. Geyer
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Myocardial perfusion computed tomography (CTP) is a promising imaging technique on the verge of expanding the capabilities of CT. Especially, the capability of CTP to enable quantitative evaluations may provide a more accurate assessment of the hemodynamic significance of CAD. Two different approaches currently used are discussed in this chapter: 1. Dual energy CT 2. Dynamic, time-resolved quantitative imaging.


Single Photon Emission Compute Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Myocardial Blood Flow Fractional Flow Reserve Invasive Coronary Angiography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ullrich Ebersberger
    • 2
  • Justin R. Silverman
    • 1
  • Young Jun Cho
    • 3
  • Lucas L. Geyer
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Radiological ScienceMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care MedicineHeart Center Munich-BogenhausenMunichGermany
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyKonyang University College of MedicineDaejeonKorea
  4. 4.Department of Clinical RadiologyUniversity Hospitals LMU MunichMunichGermany

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