Atlas of Non-Invasive Coronary Angiography by Multidetector Computed Tomography

Hardcover | November 2, 2006

EditorGuillem Pons-Llado, Ruben Leta-Petracca

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This atlas presents over 160 illustrations, with 116 in color, and illustrates the capacity of multidetector CT for the analysis of the anatomy of the coronary arteries. The multidetector CT scanner speeds diagnosis and treatment of patients. One of its many uses is to perform CT coronary angiography. Multidetector CT provides clear pictures and takes less time than other non-invasive techniques. The book is written by cardiologists and radiologists.

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This atlas presents over 160 illustrations, with 116 in color, and illustrates the capacity of multidetector CT for the analysis of the anatomy of the coronary arteries. The multidetector CT scanner speeds diagnosis and treatment of patients. One of its many uses is to perform CT coronary angiography. Multidetector CT provides clear pi...

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The multidetector CT scanner speeds diagnosis and treatment of patients. One of its many uses is to perform CT coronary angiography. Multidetector CT has generated excitement within the cardiology and radiology community as it provides clear pictures and takes less time than other non-invasive techniques, including conventional spiral ...

Guillem Pons-Llado, MD is the Director of the Cardiac Imaging Unit and Ruben Leta-Petracca, MD is in the Cardiac Imaging Unit at the Hospital de la Santa Creu I Santa Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.  

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:137 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:November 2, 2006Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387330445

ISBN - 13:9780387330440

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Table of Contents

Basics and Performance of Cardiac Computed Tomography.- Normal Anatomy and Congenital Abnormalities of the Coronary Arteries.- Detection and Quantification of Coronary Artery Calcium by MDCT.- Coronary Artery Stenoses: Detection, Quantification and Characterization.- Morphological and Functional Assessment of Heart Chambers by MDCT.- Index.

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From the reviews:"This is a concise introduction to cardiac CT with very good illustrations. . It briefly explains the basic principles of cardiac CT, normal and abnormal anatomy, and artifacts of cardiac CT. This book will serve as a quick reference for coronary and cardiac CT images for students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, practicing cardiologists, and radiologists. . Excellent illustrations, schematics, and references support the data. This is a very good and timely addition to the cardiac CT literature, a very rapidly developing field of noninvasive cardiology." (Zola M N'Dandu, www.doody.com, April, 2007)"The book provides the important facts on how to perform coronary CTA and correctly interpret it. ... The references are adequate, and most are recent and from different sources. Overall, the book can serve as an easy and quick introduction to coronary CTA for beginners in the field. It would also be an excellent teaching aid for physicians in training or before attending a course about coronary CTA. I highly recommend this informative book ... to any clinician interested in learning about coronary CTA." (Isis Gayed, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 49 (8), August, 2008)