Cardiac Imaging Cases by Charles White, Joseph Chen

By Charles White, Joseph Chen

This easy-to-use, clinically orientated studying consultant offers a hundred and fifteen certain circumstances that disguise the scope of cardiac imaging, together with congenital, ischemic, myocardial, valvular, and pericardial center affliction, in addition to postintervention problems. Given the normal layout of challenge and answer, every one case is dependent for potent overview and studying for either the resident-in-training and the skilled clinician. situations are classified by means of part: the 1st contains a short evaluate of uncomplicated anatomy, and next sections are divided by way of illness type. that includes over 440 photographs and followed by means of short but informative discussions, Cardiac Imaging Cases is the suitable source and reference consultant for a person within the box of cardiovascular radiology. additionally to be had as an app for iPad at the Apple iTunes shop.

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Su CS et al. Usefulness of multidetector-row computed tomography in evaluating adult cor triatriatum. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008;35(3):349–351. 5% of the general population) Further Readings Franquet T et al. The retrotracheal space: normal anatomic and pathologic appearances. Radiographics. 2002;22 Spec No:S231–S246. Raider L et al. The retrotracheal triangle. Radiographics. 1990;10(6):1055–1079. , tracheomalacia, stenosis, webs, complete tracheal cartilage rings) ▶ Most common symptomatic vascular ring; symptoms include inspiratory stridor that worsens during feeding, usually developing during infancy Management ▶ Thoracotomy can be performed through the opposite side of the dominant arch to ligate the nondominant arch and relieve the tracheal and esophageal compression Further Reading Lowe GM et al.

Classic imaging signs of congenital cardiovascular abnormalities. Radiographics. 2007;27(5):1323–1334. , tracheomalacia, complete tracheal rings), abnormal pulmonary lobulation, and congenital heart disease ▶ Epidemiology: Usually neonates ▶ Presentation: Usually with severe stridor and hypoxia Management ▶ If the patient is symptomatic, surgical reimplantation of the aberrant left PA to the main PA can be performed Further Reading Castañer E et al. Congenital and acquired pulmonary artery anomalies in the adult: radiologic overview.

Radiographics. 2006;26(2):317–333. 18 Case 8 History ▶ Two 18-year-old men who presented with chest pain during exercise. , anomalous origin of the RCA, LAD, or LCx artery) ▶ Coronary artery fistula Teaching Points ▶ Benign variant of anomalous LCA courses anteriorly to the RVOT ▶ Other coronary anomalies usually have an intact coronary ostium in the left sinus of Valsalva compared to anomalous LCA ▶ Epidemiology: Children and young adults ▶ Presentation: Myocardial ischemia, heart failure, ventricular arrhythmia, or sudden death, usually during or after exercise ■ Due to the acute angle of the ostium, stretch of the intramural segment, and compression between the commissure of the right and left coronary cusps Management ▶ Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery or reimplantation of the anomalous coronary artery to the appropriate coronary sinus Further Readings Dodd JD et al.

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