Computed Tomography: Overview.- Cardiovascular Computed Tomography: Current and Future Scanning System Design.- Radiation Safety: Radiation Dosimetry and CT Dose Reduction Techniques.- Assessment of Cardiovascular Calcium: Interpretation, Prognostic Value, and Relationship to Lipids and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors.- Natural History and Impact of Interventions on Coronary Calcium.- The Aorta and Great Vessels.- Methodology for CCTA Image Acquisition.- Post processing and Reconstruction Techniques for the Coronary Arteries.- CTA Large Scale Trials.- Coronary CT Angiography: Native Vessels.- Coronary Angiography After Revascularization.- Assessment of Cardiac Structure and Function by Computed Tomography Angiography.- Perfusion and Delayed Enhancement Imaging.- Pericardial/Myocardial Disease Processes.- Computed Tomography Evaluation in Valvular Heart Disease.- Assessment of Cardiac and Thoracic Masses.- CT Angiography of the Peripheral Arteries.- Aortic, Renal, and Carotid CT Angiography.- Assessment of Pulmonary Vascular Disease.- Comparative Use of Radionuclide Stress Testing, Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning, and Noninvasive Coronary Angiography for Diagnostic and Prognostic Cardiac Assessment.- Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Overview of Clinical Applications.- Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Assessment of Congenital Heart Disease.- CT Imaging: Cardiac Electrophysiology Applications.- An Interventionalist’s Perspective: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease.- CCTA: Cardiothoracic Surgery Applications.- Cardiac CT in the Emergency Room.- Orientation and Approach to Cardiovascular Images.
Matthew Budoff, M.D.Jerold S. Shinbane, MD
“Cardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease is a large, coffee table style book and part of a well-established series. The book is … extremely comprehensive, up-to-date and thorough. It would suit those seeking a comprehensive textbook in cardiovascular imaging … . In summary, this is a well-written and affordable offering compared with many other, similar coffee table books.” (Dr. Ed Nicol, RAD Magazine, Vol. 31, February, 2017)