Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries

2nd Edition

Pim J. de Feyter, G. P. Gabriel Krestin

CRC Press
Published September 4, 2008
Reference - 294 Pages - 144 Color & 152 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781841846576 - CAT# DU6570

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Summary

Updated to reflect the notable advances in cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging, the Second Edition of the best-selling Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries provides cardiologists and radiologists with a practical text that explains the basic principles and applications of CT.

Written by renowned international experts in the field, this accessible resource clearly presents the fundamentals of the new technology of 64-slice imaging through the use of high quality illustrations, references, and tables.

Contents include:

  • image post-processing
  • coronary imaging for normal coronary arteries
  • coronary pathology and coronary imaging
  • coronary stenosis
  • coronary plaque imaging and calcification
  • chronic total occlusion
  • an assessment of coronary stents
  • coronary artery anomalies in adults
  • coronary collaterals and bypass grafts
  • cardiac masses, intracardiac thrombi, and pericardial abnormalities
  • great thoracic vessels
  • noncardiac findings on CT calcium screening
  • left ventricular function
  • artefacts
  • the future of cardiac CT imaging
  • contrast-enhancement for coronary angiography

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