By Marc Dewey
Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has turn into a hugely exact diagnostic modality that keeps to draw expanding awareness. This widely illustrated booklet goals to help the reader in integrating cardiac CT into day-by-day scientific perform, whereas additionally reviewing its present technical prestige and functions. transparent information is supplied at the functionality and interpretation of imaging utilizing the most recent expertise, which bargains higher insurance, greater spatial solution, and swifter imaging whereas additionally supplying useful information regarding cardiac ailments. the categorical positive factors of scanners from all 4 major owners, together with those who have only in the near past turn into to be had, are awarded. one of the wide variety of functions and matters mentioned are coronary calcium scoring, coronary artery skip grafts, stents, and anomalies, cardiac valves and serve as, congenital and bought center sickness, and radiation publicity. Upcoming scientific makes use of of cardiac CT, resembling hybrid imaging, education and follow-up after valve alternative, electrophysiology purposes, myocardial perfusion and fractional stream reserve overview, and plaque imaging, also are explored.
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