1. Covers the entire spectrum of cardiovascular computed tomography, this 3rd edition provides a concise and practical text focused on the essential material.
2. Addresses the needs of radiologists and cardiologists who practice cardiac imaging, both experienced and beginners, providing technical and practical aspects of MDCT for cardiovascular applications, especially from the perspective of clinicians.
3. Contains new material covering recent developments in CT scanner technology and clinical indications.
Section 1: Basics of Multidetector Computed Tomography (MDCT). 1. Introduction to Cardiovascular MDCT Imaging. 2. CT Perspective of Normal Cardiovascular Anatomy. 3. Technical Aspects of Multidetector Computed Tomography. Section 2: Clinical Cardiovascular Applications. 4. Cardiac Chambers and Myocardial Disease. 5. Pericardial Disease. 6. Valvular Heart Disease. 7. CT Planning and Guidance for Transcatheter Interventions. 8. Coronary Arterial and Venous Disease. 9. Pulmonary Vascular Disease. 10. Aortic Disease. 11. Peripheral Artery Disease. 12. Cardiac Masses. 13. Adult Congenital Heart Disease.