Matthew J. Budoff, Jerold S. Shinbane's Cardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease PDF

By Matthew J. Budoff, Jerold S. Shinbane

ISBN-10: 3319282174

ISBN-13: 9783319282176

ISBN-10: 3319282190

ISBN-13: 9783319282190

This ebook collates all of the present wisdom of cardiac CT and offers it in a clinically proper and sensible textbook layout applicable for either cardiologists and radiologists. the photographs were provided by way of an skilled set of contributing authors and symbolize the total spectrum of cardiac CT.

The box of Cardiovascular CT has skilled persevered speedy evolution because of: 1) advances in expertise, 2) elevated spectrum of cardiovascular purposes and three) major progress in released information together with huge potential multicenter reviews.

As expanding numbers have entry to cardiac CT scanners, this booklet offers all of the correct info in this modality. this can be an intensive replace of the former version bringing the reader up to date with the titanic quantity of up-to-date content material within the discipline.

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J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2016. 021. Budoff MJ, Dowe D, Jollis JG, Gitter M, Sutherland J, Halamert E, Scherer M, Bellinger R, Martin A, Benton R, Delago A, Min JK. Diagnostic performance of 64-detector row coronary computed tomographic angiography of individuals undergoing invasive coronary prospective multicenter ACCURACY (assessment by coronary computed individuals without known coronary artery disease: results from the tomographic angiography for evaluation of coronary artery stenosis in angiography) trial.

The other variable involved in dose is the protocol used. The lowest radiation and most commonly applied is acquired by prospective triggering; that is, the X-rays are only on during the acquisition of data that will be used for the image. MDCT, however, can use prospective triggering or retrospective gating, 120 or 140 kilovolts (kV) (with protocols possible with lower kV depending upon future research and tube current improvements), and a wide range of mA. Retrospective gating means that the X-rays are on throughout the heart cycle.

Ritchie CJ, Godwin JD. Minimum scan speeds for suppression of motion artifacts in CT. Radiology. 1992;185:37–42. 20. Wang Y, Vidan E. Cardiac motion of coronary arteries: variability in the rest period and implications for coronary MR angiography. Radiology. 1999;213(3):751–8. 21. Hofman MB, Wickline SA. Quantification of in-plane motion of the coronary arteries during the cardiac cycle: implications for acquisition window duration for MR flow quantification. J Magn Reson Imaging. 1998;8(3):568–76.

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