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Evaluation of commissural malalignment of aortic-pulmonary sinus using cardiac CT for arterial switch operation: comparison with transthoracic echocardiography.

posted by Hyun Woo Goo, M.D. | Nov 30, 2017
Hyun Woo Goo, M.D.

There are limited data regarding the influence of commissural malalignment of the aortic-pulmonary sinus on the arterial switch operation. 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

Contrast medium application in pediatric high-pitch cardiovascular CT angiography: manual or power injection?

posted by Michael M. Lell, M.D. | Jan 30, 2015
Michael M. Lell, M.D.

There is considerable controversy about the administration of contrast medium in infants and small children, with either a power injector or a manual (hand) injection. Read more

Preoperative assessment of the aortic arch in children younger than 1 year with congenital heart disease: utility of low-dose high-pitch DSCT. A single-centre, retrospective analysis of 62 cases

posted by Stephan Achenbach, M.D. | Dec 31, 2014
Stephan Achenbach, M.D.

DSCT is a fast and appropriate imaging modality in the preoperative assessment of the aortic arch for surgical planning in CHD. 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

Cardiovascular CT angiography in neonates and children: Image quality and potential for radiation dose reduction with iterative image reconstruction techniques

posted by U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D. | Apr 3, 2013
U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D.

IR improves image noise, SNR, CNR and subjective image quality compared with FBP in low-radiation-dose paediatric CTA and allows further dose reductions without compromising diagnostic image quality. Read more

Technical principles of CT in patients with congenital heart disease

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Dec 11, 2012
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

With modern generations of CT systems and recent advances in temporal and spatial resolution, cardiac CT has been gaining an increasing reputation in the field of cardiac imaging and in the evaluation of patients with congenital heart disease. Read more

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