Cross-sectional cardiac imaging: prevalence and significance of extracardiac findings: prevalence and significance of extracardiac findings

Saeed Mirsadraee, Edwin van Beek

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Abstract

Cardiovascular computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are being increasingly performed, and both cardiologists and radiologists may take part in reporting. There is debate over the need for dual reporting or the assessment of noncardiac findings. This review highlights the prevalence and significance of noncardiac findings in such investigations and should serve as a warning to include assessment of the entire visualized chest.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-7
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart
  • Humans
  • Incidental Findings
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Myocardium
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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