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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 May;192(5):1219-31. doi: 10.2214/AJR.09.2382.

Role of CT in the evaluation of congenital cardiovascular disease in children.

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Section of Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, C. S. Mott Children's Hospital, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5252, USA.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

The purpose of this review is to describe the role of CT in the evaluation of congenital cardiovascular disease in children. Clinical indications, imaging techniques, and illustrations of relevant conditions are presented.

CONCLUSION:

CT accurately depicts many forms of congenital cardiovascular disease in children. It is particularly valuable in the assessment of extracardiac vascular anomalies and in the evaluation of postoperative complications.

PMID:
19380544
DOI:
10.2214/AJR.09.2382
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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