Principles of Cardiac and Vascular Computed Tomography E-book

Principles of Cardiac and Vascular Computed Tomography E-book

By Stuart J. Hutchison, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FSCMR, FSCCT, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Director of Echocardiography, Foothills Medical Centre and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Departments of Cardiac Sciences, Medicine and Radiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Section 1 - Overview

  1. Introduction
  2. Overview of the Process, Exclusions & Risks, Preparation
  3. Radiation and Radiation Risk
  4. Contrast Enhancement
  5. Noise and Artifacts
  6. Section 2 - CT Coronary Artery Angiography

  7. CT Coronary Angiography
  8. CTA Assessment of Coronary Artery Stents
  9. CTA Assessment of Saphenous Vein Grafts, Internal Thoracic (Mammary) Arteries
  10. Coronary Artery Anomalies of Origin and Course
  11. Coronary Artery Anomalies of Termination: Coronary Artery Fistulae and Coronary Artery Arterio-Venous Malformations
  12. Coronary Artery Aneurysms
  13. Coronary Artery Dissections
  14. Coronary Ostial and Left Mainstem Lesions, Spasm and Thrombus
  15. Determination of Coronary Calcium
  16. Section 3 - Cardiac Lesions

  17. Pericardial Diseases
  18. Assessment of Native Cardiac Valves
  19. Assessment of Prosthetic Heart Valves
  20. Assessment of Infective Endocarditis and Valvular Tumors
  21. Assessment of LV Function, Infarction, Perfusion and Viability
  22. Assessment of Left Ventricular Structural Abnormalities
  23. Myopathies
  24. Electrophysiologic Applications of Cardiac CT
  25. Cardiac and Para-Cardiac Masses
  26. Simple Congenital Heart Disease
  27. Assessment of Complex and Repaired Congenital Heart Disease
  28. Section 4 - Vascular Lesions

  29. Aortic Diseases
  30. Assessment of Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  31. Pulmonary Embolism and Other Pulmonary Artery Lesions
  32. Caval Anatomy, Variants and Lesions
  33. Section 5 - Non-Cardiac Lesions

  34. Non-Coronary / Non-Cardiac Lesions