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Evaluation of the aortic and mitral valves with cardiac computed tomography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
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PMID:  23139149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac computed tomography (CT) produces high-quality anatomical images of the cardiac valves and associated structures. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides images of valve morphology, and allows quantitative evaluation of valvular dysfunction and determination of the impact of valvular lesions on cardiovascular structures. Recent studies have demonstrated that cardiac CT and MRI are important adjuncts to echocardiography for the evaluation of aortic and mitral valvular heart diseases (VHDs). Radiologists should be aware of the technical aspects of cardiac CT and MRI that allow comprehensive assessment of aortic and mitral VHDs, as well as the typical imaging features of common and important aortic and mitral VHDs on cardiac CT and MRI.
Authors:
Sung Min Ko; Meong Gun Song; Hweung Kon Hwang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1875-8312     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100969716     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Konkuk University Hospital, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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