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Computed Tomography Evaluation of Cardiac Structure and Function

Sala, Michiel L. MD; Bizino, Maurice B. MD; Amersfoort, Jacob BSc; de Roos, Albert MD, PhD; Lamb, Hildo J. MD, PhD

Journal of Thoracic Imaging:
doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000080
Symposium Review Articles

Computed tomography is a noninvasive imaging modality that can be used for the evaluation of cardiac structure and function. This review provides an overview of established and emerging applications of cardiac computed tomography, including evaluation of left and right ventricular function, ventricular morphology, native and prosthetic valves, and pulmonary and coronary vein anatomy.

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Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Reprints: Michiel L. Sala, MD, Department of Radiology, C3-Q, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands (e-mail:

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