Introductory Guide to Cardiac CT Imaging
  • Introductory Guide to Cardiac CT Imaging
  • Introductory Guide to Cardiac CT Imaging

Introductory Guide to Cardiac CT Imaging

by Ragavendra R. Baliga
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582559384
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledements

1 Indications

2 Calcium Scoring: A Primer

3 How to Perform Cardiac CT Angiography: Dos and Don'ts

4 An Interventional Cardiologist's Perspective on Coronary CT Angiography

5 CT Angiography of the Peripheral Arteries: The Interventionalist's Perspective

6 An Electrophysiologist's Perspective of Cardiac CT

7 The Cardiac Surgeon's Perspective

8 How to Set Up a Cardiac CT Lab

APPENDICES

  1. Medicare Criteria for Cardiac Computed Tomography and Angiography (CCTA)
  2. Exclusion Criteria
  3. Reporting Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography CTA
  4. Expectations from a Physician with Level 2 or Level 3 Training for Cardiac CT
  5. Tips to Minimize Radiation Exposure
  6. Lifetime Attributable Risk of Cancer Incidence from a Single Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography Scan
  7. Utility of Multidetector Computed Tomography prior to Afib Ablation
  8. Imaging Artifacts
  9. Medicare Reimbursement

Device Manufacturer Details

  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
  • GE Healthcare

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