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Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease in Transcatheter Interventions

Authors
  • Godoy, Marcelo1
  • Mugharbil, Ahmed1
  • Anastasius, Malcom1
  • Leipsic, Jonathon1, 2
  • 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada , Vancouver (Canada)
  • 2 University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 1Y6, Canada , Vancouver (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current Cardiology Reports
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Nov 25, 2019
Volume
21
Issue
12
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s11886-019-1241-6
Source
Springer Nature
Keywords
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Abstract

Purpose of ReviewTo establish the actual role of CT in the growing field of transcatheter valve interventions (THV).Recent FindingsThe development of empirical CT measurements, which are linked with outcomes.SummaryCT is a reliable technique for assessing risk and planning transcatheter valve interventions for mitral and aortic valves. Pulmonic and tricuspid valve assessment with CT imaging is still in the early stages but there is room for development.

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