Cardiac CT and MR for Adult Congenital Heart Disease, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461488753
  • ISBN-13: 9781461488750
  • DDC: 616.10754
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 733 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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​​This is the first major textbook to address both computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) cardiac imaging of adults for the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart disease (CHD). Since the introduction of faster CT scanners, there has been tremendous advancement in the diagnosis of CHD in adults. This is mostly due to the higher spatial resolution of CT compared to MR, which enables radiologists to create more detailed visualizations of cardiac anatomic structures, leading to the discovery of anomalous pathologies often missed by conventional MR imaging. This book is unique in highlighting the advantages of both CT and MR for the diagnosis of CHD in adults, focusing on the complementary collaboration between the two modalities that is possible. Chapters include discussions of case examples, clinical data, MR and CT image findings, and correlative cadaveric pictures. The chapters focus not only on the diagnosis of the primary problem, but also give readers information on visual clues to look for that often reveal associated pathologies. This book appeals primarily to diagnostic and interventional radiologists, as well as cardiologists and interventional cardiologists.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Classification and Epidemiology.
2: Embryology.
3: Cardiac MRI Examination: An Overview.
4: Magnetic Resonance Angiography.
5: Principles of CT Imaging.
6: Echocardiographic Imaging in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
7: Right Ventricle Outflow Tract.
8: Left Ventricular Outflow Tract.
9: Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot.
10: Transposition of the Great Arteries.
11: Univentricular Heart.
12: Visceroatrial Situs in Congenital Heart Disease.
13: Cardiac Shunts: ASD, VSD, PDA.
14: Atrioventricular Septal Defects.
15: Ebstein Anomaly.
16: HypertrophicCardiomyopathy.
17: The Right Myocardium.
18: CT in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease.
19: Surgical Considerations in Adult Patients with Congenital Heart Disease.
20: MRI in Repaired Congenital Heart Disease.
21: Cardiac CT and MR Evaluation of the Adult Fontan Patient.
22: Transcatheter Interventions in Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
23: Virtual Surgery in Congenital Heart Disease.
24: Aortic Arch Anomalies.
25: Pulmonary Hypertension in Congenital Heart Disease.
26: Congenital Thoracic Venous Anomalies.
27: Coronary Artery Anomalies.
28: Coronary Veins.
29: Congenital Pericardial Anomalies.
30: Extracardiac Complications.
31: Cardiac MR in Patients with Implantable Arrhythmia Devices.