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

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-7
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014


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.

    Research areas

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

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