Written for cardiologists and radiologists, Cardiac
CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease provides an overview of the
use of computed tomography for assessing cardiac structure and function. The 304-page
book includes a full range of images representing the technique, supplied by contributing
authors who are experienced in the field. Among the topics covered are the methodology
for image acquisition, interpreting CT angiography, 3-D reconstruction techniques,
CT coronary angiography, the assessment of cardiovascular calcium, and congenital
heart disease and CT. A companion CD-ROM includes 135 orientation-to-axial images,
11 videos of cardiac MRI and eight videos of left atrial 3-D anatomy. Matthew M.J.
Budoff and Jerold S. Shinbane, eds.; Springer, New York, 2006; $139.
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