Document Detail


Assessment of Cardiac Computed TomographyMyocardial Perfusion Imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22327029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has evolved rapidly over the last decade into a reliable imaging modality for the non-invasive assessment of coronary artery disease. With the advancement in multi-detector CT technology, there has developed an increasing body of evidence that suggests that the role of cardiac CT can be extended to include functional assessment of the myocardium not only at rest but also during stress. Simultaneous anatomical and functional assessment approaches will have a number of advantages such as evaluation of the transmural extent of myocardial perfusion defects (including small subendocardial perfusion defects), reduced risk associated with multiple sources of radiation, and short image acquisition time. Although initial results hold some promise, CT myocardial perfusion imaging is a modality in the early stages of development and further work and studies are required to define, validate, and optimize this technique. This review will provide an overview of this novel perfusion imaging method, its underlying principles, evolution, limitations and future directions.
Authors:
Girish Dwivedi; Taylor F Dowsley; Benjamin J W Chow
Related Documents :
16973689 - Postmortem unenhanced magnetic resonance imaging of myocardial infarction in correlatio...
10093069 - Simultaneous assessment of myocardial viability and function for the detection of hiber...
22843839 - Pulmonary artery and right ventricle assessment in pulmonary hypertension: correlation ...
19760229 - Diagnostic accuracy of high-pitch dual-source ct for the assessment of coronary stenose...
20397019 - Coronary artery stent imaging with 128-slice dual-source ct using high-pitch spiral acq...
14608289 - Measurement of myocardial blood flow velocity reserve with myocardial contrast echocard...
8742679 - Magnetic resonance imaging for recurrent headache in childhood and adolescence.
2791459 - Imaging the bone marrow with magnetic resonance during a crisis and in chronic forms of...
3341629 - Ct measurements of lung density in life can quantitate distal airspace enlargement--an ...
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1347-4820     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137683     Medline TA:  Circ J     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Ottawa Heart Institute.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Planned Neck Dissection before Combined Chemoradiation in Organ Preservation Protocol for N2-N3 of S...
Next Document:  Disaster Hypertension.