Three-dimensional imaging in the context of minimally invasive and transcatheter cardiovascular interventions using multi-detector computed tomography: from pre-operative planning to intra-operative guidance.

  title={Three-dimensional imaging in the context of minimally invasive and transcatheter cardiovascular interventions using multi-detector computed tomography: from pre-operative planning to intra-operative guidance.},
  author={Paul Schoenhagen and Uma D. Numburi and Sandra Simon Halliburton and Peter Aulbach and Martin von Roden and Milind Y. Desai and Leonardo L. Rodriguez and Samir R. Kapadia and E. Murat Tuzcu and Bruce Whitney Lytle},
  journal={European heart journal},
  volume={31 22},
The rapid expansion of less invasive surgical and transcatheter cardiovascular procedures for a wide range of cardiovascular conditions, including coronary, valvular, structural cardiac, and aortic disease has been paralleled by novel three-dimensional (3-D) approaches to imaging. Three-dimensional imaging allows acquisition of volumetric data sets and subsequent off-line reconstructions along unlimited 2-D planes and 3-D volumes. Pre-procedural 3-D imaging provides detailed understanding of… 

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