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Pediatr Radiol. 2011 Feb;41(2):250-61. doi: 10.1007/s00247-010-1886-1. Epub 2010 Dec 3.

Haemodynamic findings on cardiac CT in children with congenital heart disease.

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  • 1Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388-1 Poongnap-2 dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, 138-736, South Korea. hwgoo@amc.seoul.kr

Abstract

In patients with congenital heart disease, haemodynamic findings demonstrated on cardiac CT might provide useful hints for understanding the haemodynamics of cardiac defects. In contrast to morphological features depicted on cardiac CT, such haemodynamic findings on cardiac CT have not been comprehensively reviewed in patients with congenital heart disease. This article describes normal haemodynamic phenomena of cardiovascular structures and various abnormal haemodynamic findings with their mechanisms and clinical significance on cardiac CT in patients with congenital heart disease.

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