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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

Correlation and predictive value of aortic root calcification markers with coronary artery calcification and obstructive coronary artery disease.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Jan 2, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Objective: To evaluate the correlation between aortic root calcification (ARC) markers and coronary artery calcification (CAC) derived from coronary artery calcium scoring (CACS) and their ability to predict obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD). Read more

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

posted by dsct.com | Dec 4, 2016
dsct.com

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

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

posted by dsct.com | 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

Case: Sudden Cardiac Arrest after Knee Surgery – Painting the Whole Picture

posted by dsct.com | Sep 16, 2016
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A 33-year-old female patient (BMI 31 kg/m²), who had been discharged home from a peripheral hospital two days earlier (after knee surgery), called Emergency Medical Services (EMS) complaining of a sudden-onset dyspnea at rest. Ten minutes later, EMS personnel found her unconscious and pulseless upon arrival at her apartment. Cardiopulmonary … Read more

Development of an Ex Vivo, Beating Heart Model for CT Myocardial Perfusion.

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Aug 26, 2016
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

Objective: To test the feasibility of a CT-compatible, ex vivo, perfused porcine heart model for myocardial perfusion CT imaging. Read more

Computed Tomography-Derived Parameters of Myocardial Morphology and Function in Black and White Patients With Acute Chest Pain.

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Aug 19, 2016
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

Our aim was to compare computed tomography (CT)–derived cardiac measurements between black patients with acute chest pain and age- and gender-matched white patients. Read more



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