CT of the heart : principles and applications /

Leading clinicians and researchers from around the world review the full scope of current developments, research, and scientific controversy regarding the principles and applications of cardiac CT. Richly illustrated with numerous black-and-white and color images, the book discusses the interpretati...

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Other Authors: Schoepf, U. J. 1969-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2005.
Series:Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J.)
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Summary:Leading clinicians and researchers from around the world review the full scope of current developments, research, and scientific controversy regarding the principles and applications of cardiac CT. Richly illustrated with numerous black-and-white and color images, the book discusses the interpretation of CT images of the heart in a variety of clinical, physiological, and pathological applications. The authors emphasize current state-of-the-art uses of CT, but also examine developments at the horizon. They also review the technical basis of CT image acquisition, as well as tools for image visua.

Leading clinicians and researchers from around the world review the full scope of current developments, research, and scientific controversy regarding the principles and applications of cardiac CT. Richly illustrated with numerous black-and-white and color images, the book discusses the interpretation of CT images of the heart in a variety of clinical, physiological, and pathological applications. The authors emphasize current state-of-the-art uses of CT, but also examine developments at the horizon. They also review the technical basis of CT image acquisition, as well as tools for image visualization and analysis.

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Language Notes:English.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 407 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Digital Characteristics:text file PDF
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:1588293033 (alk. paper)
9781588293039 (alk. paper)
1592598188 (e-ISBN)
9781592598182 (e-ISBN)
9781592598519
159259851X
Author Notes:

Masanori Aikawa, MD, PhD, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Christoph R. Becker, MD, Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Germany
Juergen Brunn, MD, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Herz- und Gefaess-Klinik GmbH, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany
Allen P. Burke, MD, Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
Filippo Cademartiri, MD, Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J. Jeffrey Carr, MD, MSCE, Division of Radiological Sciences and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Marcello De Santis, MD, Department of Radiology, S. Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
Selami Dogan, MD, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Raimund Erbel, MD, Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
Andrew Farb, MD, Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
Zahi Fayad, MD, Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
Roman Fischbach, MD, Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Germany
Aloke V. Finn, MD, Cardiac Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Thomas Flohr, Division of Computed Tomography, Siemens Medical Solutions, Forchheim, Germany
Steffen C. Froehner, MD, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Herz- und Gefaess-Klinik GmbH, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany
Kunihiko Fukuda, MD, Department of Radiology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Pascal Giat, PhD, Division of Computed Tomography, General Electric Medical Systems, Buc, France
Herman Gold, MD, Cardiac Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Reinhard Groell, MD, Department of Radiology, Medical University Graz, Austria
Christopher Herzog, MD, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
David G. Hill, PhD, General Electric Medical Systems, South San Francisco, CA
Udo Hoffmann, MD, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston
Armin Huber, MD, Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Germany
Kai Uwe Juergens, MD, Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Germany
Marc Kachelriess, PhD, Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
Willi A. Kalender, PhD, Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
Birgit Kantor, MD, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
Frank D. Kolodgie, PhD, Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
Yasushi Koyama, MD, Department of Cardiology, Ehime Prefectural Imabari Hospital, Ehime, Japan
Axel Kuettner, MD, Department of Radiology, University of Tubingen, Germany
Alexander W. Leber, MD, Medizinische Klinik I, University Hospital Clinic Munich-Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Germany
Cynthia H. McCollough, PhD, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
David Maintz, MD, Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Germany
Alexander R. Margulis, MD, DSc (HON), Department of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York
Teruhito Mochizuki, MD, Department of Radiology, Ehime University School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan
Stefan Mohlenkamp, MD, Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
Koen Nieman, MD, Department of Cardiology (Thoraxcenter) and Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Konstantin Nikolaou, MD, Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Germany, and Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
Christopher J. O'Donnell, MD, MPH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study, and Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston
Bernd M. Ohnesorge, PhD, Division of Computed Tomography, Siemens Medical Solutions, Forchheim, Germany
Tinsu Pan, General Electric Medical Systems, Waukesha, WI
Jean-Francois Paul, MD, Radiology Unit, Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Plessis Robinson, France
Heiko Pump, MD, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany
Erik L. Ritman, MD, PhD Physiological Imaging Research Laboratory, Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
Jean-Louis Sablayrolles, MD, Centre Cardiologique du Nord, Saint Denis, France
Toru Sakuma, MD, Department of Radiology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Axel Schmermund, MD, Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
Rainer R. Schmitt, MD, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Herz- und Gefaess-Klinik GmbH, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany
U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, Department of Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
Stephen Schroeder, MD, PhD: Division of Cardiology, Eberhard-Karls-Universitat, Tubingen, Germany
Rainer Seibel, MD, Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany
Kaiss Shanneik, MSc, Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
Joseph Shemesh, MD, Department of Cardiology, The Grace Ballas Cardiac Research Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
William Stanford, MD, Division of Chest and Cardiovascular Radiology, Department of Radiology, Ray J. and Lucille A. Carver University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City
Stefan Ulzheimer, PhD, Division of Computed Tomography, Siemens Medical Solutions, Forchheim, Germany
Robert J. M. Van Geuns, MD, Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Renu Virmani, MD, Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
Thomas J. Vogl, MD, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Matthias Wagner, MD, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Herz- und Gefaess-Klinik GmbH, Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany
Dominik Weishaupt, MD, Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Brian R. Westerman, PhD, Division of Computed Tomography, Toshiba Medical Solutions, Los Angeles, CA
Jurgen K. Willmann, MD, Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Bernd J. Wintersperger, MD, Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Germany

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