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Utility of Low-dose High-pitch Scanning for Pediatric Cardiac CT Imaging

posted by | Dec 4, 2016

In this article, we review the unique advantages of dual-source cardiac CT relative to other imaging modalities and illustrate its utility for patient management with multiple case examples. Read more

Non-sedated, free breathing cardiac CT for evaluation of complex congenital heart disease in neonates.

posted by | Nov 30, 2016

Objectives: To evaluate the image quality and risk of free breathing, non-sedated cardiac CTA for definition of CHD in the neonatal period and to determine accuracy compared with interventional findings. Read more

Case: D-Transposition of the Great Arteries – CT Evaluation of a Newborn

posted by | Sep 20, 2016
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A 13-day-old female newborn suffering from desaturation was scheduled for a surgical operation on an arterial switch. A cardiac CT scan was ordered to evaluate the anatomy of the heart, the great vessels and the coronary arteries prior to the operation. Read more

SCCT ISTANBUL – The Winter Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey

posted by | Nov 9, 2015

Jan 15, 2016 to Jan 17, 2016. Clinical Applications and Training in Cardiac CT For more information… please visit the congress’ website   Learn more about dual-source CT If you would like to know more about dual-source CT, our technical background section might be a good starting point. You can also check out our articles on •    Low Dose CT •   … Read more

Influence of technical parameters on epicardial fat volume quantification at cardiac CT

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Aug 24, 2015
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Measured EATV can differ substantially between contrast enhanced and non-contrast CT studies, which can be reconciled by threshold modification. Heart cycle phase does not significantly influence EATV measurements. Read more

Cardiac CT and echocardiographic evaluation of peri-device flow after percutaneous left atrial appendage closure using the AMPLATZER cardiac plug device

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Jan 16, 2015
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

The present study evaluates for the first time peri-device flow after LAA closure by AMPLATZER-Cardiac-Plug (ACP) using a combined cardiac-CT and TEE follow-up. Read more

Atresia of the bilateral pulmonary veins: a rare and dismal anomaly identified on cardiac CT

posted by Hyun Woo Goo, M.D. | Sep 19, 2014
Hyun Woo Goo, M.D.

Cardiac CT provides an accurate diagnosis of bilateral pulmonary vein atresia and leads to prompt treatment decision in these children. Read more

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