Dynamic, Time-Resolved CT Imaging of Myocardial Perfusion: 320-Slice CT

  • Narinder S. PaulEmail author
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Cardiac Computed Tomography has progressed beyond providing a purely detailed anatomical description of coronary disease, to a comprehensive demonstration of anatomic-physiological disturbance that forms the basis of a “one stop shop” for assessment of coronary disease. The 320MDCT wide area detector provides a unique capability to assess the whole heart during a single gantry rotation. This chapter outlines the scientific advances made using the 320MDCT: in animal models of cardiac ischemia followed by translational work in human subjects; initially with discussion of single centre trials followed by introduction of the Core 320 multi-centre trial.


Myocardial Perfusion Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Left Anterior Descend Myocardial Blood Flow Perfusion Defect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Joint Department of Medical Imaging and the Peter Munk Cardiac CentreToronto General Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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