Introductory Guide to Cardiac CT Imaging [NOOK Book]

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This handbook offers residents, fellows, and practicing physicians an excellent introduction to cardiac CT imaging and CT angiography. It includes chapters on coronary CT angiography, CT angiography of the peripheral arteries, and cardiac CT from the perspective of the interventionalist, the electrophysiologist, and the cardiac surgeon. The book presents the latest information on the indications for and limitations of CT and covers the use of CT for specific conditions such as peripheral vascular disease and ...
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Introductory Guide to Cardiac CT Imaging

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Overview

This handbook offers residents, fellows, and practicing physicians an excellent introduction to cardiac CT imaging and CT angiography. It includes chapters on coronary CT angiography, CT angiography of the peripheral arteries, and cardiac CT from the perspective of the interventionalist, the electrophysiologist, and the cardiac surgeon. The book presents the latest information on the indications for and limitations of CT and covers the use of CT for specific conditions such as peripheral vascular disease and congenital heart disease. A chapter on how to set up a cardiac CT lab is also included. Appendices include details on the major device manufacturers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451147902
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 3/28/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 168
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

1 Indications Ragavendra R. Baliga 1

2 Calcium Scoring: A Primer Laxmi S. Mehta 3

3 How to Perform Cardiac CT Angiography: Dos and Donts Alex J. Auseon 21

4 An Interventional Cardiologist's Perspective on Coronary CT Angiography Ernest Mazzaferri 39

5 CT Angiography of the Peripheral Arteries: The Inrerventionalist's Perspective Quinn Capers IV 57

6 An Electrophysiologist's Perspective of Cardiac CT Raul Weiss Subha V. Raman 65

7 A Cardiac Surgeon's Perspective Chittoor B. Sai-Sudbakar 81

8 How to Set Up a Cardiac CT Lab Laxmi S. Mehta 91

Appendices

1 Medicare Criteria for Cardiac Computed Tomographic Angiography 101

2 Exclusion Criteria 105

3 Reporting Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography 107

4 Expectations from a Physician with Level 2 or Level 3 Training for Cardiac CT 109

5 Tips to Minimize Radiation Exposure 111

6 Lifetime Attributable Risk of Cancer Incidence from a Single Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography Scan 113

7 Utility of Multidetector Computed Tomography Prior to AFIB Ablation 115

8 Imaging Artifacts 117

9 Medicare Reimbursement 119

Device Manufacturer Details

1 Siemens Healthcare 127

2 Philips Healthcare 131

3 Toshiba America Medial Systems, Inc 135

4 GE Healthcare 139

Index 143

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