Search for dissertations about: "ECG-gated CT"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words ECG-gated CT.

  1. 1. Aortic valve imaging - Towards new standards in prosthetic valve endocarditis

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Erika Fagman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; prosthetic valve endocarditis; aortic valve endocarditis; ECG-gated CT; cardiac CT; 18F-FDG PET CT;

    Abstract : Background: Aortic prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) is a disease with high mortality, and diagnosis is difficult. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has been the mainstay imaging modality in the diagnostic workup, but TEE has diagnostic shortcomings. Thus, new imaging methods might improve the diagnostic workup of PVE. READ MORE