Multidetector CT for congenital heart patients: what a paediatric radiologist should know

@article{Paul2010MultidetectorCF,
  title={Multidetector CT for congenital heart patients: what a paediatric radiologist should know},
  author={J. -F. Paul and Adela Rohnean and Anne Sigal-Cinqualbre},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={40},
  pages={869-875}
}
Multidetector CT (MDCT) is increasingly used for imaging congenital heart disease (CHD) patients in addition to echocardiography, due to its ability to provide high quality three-dimensional images, giving a comprehensive evaluation of complex heart malformations. Using 4-slice or 16-slice CT, diagnostic information in CHD patients is limited to extra-cardiac anatomy, mainly the pulmonary arteries, aorta and venous connections. Due to high heart rates in babies however, coronary evaluation and… CONTINUE READING