Publisher description for CT of the heart : principles and applications / edited by U. Joseph Schoepf ; foreword by Alexander R. Margulis.


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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.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Heart -- Tomography.
Heart -- radiography.
Tomography, X-Ray Computed.