Multislice Cardiac Tomography: Myocardial Function, Perfusion, and Viability

Raymond T. Yan, Richard T. George, Joao A.C. Lima

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiac CT, PET and MR
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405185530
StatePublished - Aug 31 2010


  • Cardiac gating and image acquisition
  • Delayed contrast-enhanced MDCT
  • Feasibility of regional wall motion assessment - and cine images
  • MDCT for myocardial viability evaluation
  • Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) - rapidly evolving technology with increasing applications in noninvasive evaluation of cardiovascular disease
  • Multislice cardiac tomography - myocardial function, perfusion and viability
  • Myocardial function assessment - CT, to visualize cardiac function
  • Regional left ventricular function assessment
  • Three-dimensional and polar-plot of regional myocardial function
  • Total radiation dose of cardiac examination - dictated by its protocol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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