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Everything you need to know about Computed Tomography (CT) & CT Scanning

Cardio Thoracic

  • Cardiac CT: How Do You Do It?

    Stefan Zimmerman, MD

  • Cardiac CT: Normal Anatomy and Variants

    Stefan Zimmerman, MD

  • Cardiovascular CT: Common and Uncommon Sources of Misdiagnosis and How to Avoid Them

    Stefan Zimmerman, MD

  • CT Imaging of Pulmonary Embolism

    Karen M. Horton, MD

  • Post Test Questions

    1.  Which of the following is a clinical scoring system for a patient with suspected PE?
    1.   Balthazar Score
    2.   Fishman Score
    3.   Horton Score
    4.   Wells Score

    2.  Which are branches of the left anterior descending coronary?
    1.   acute marginals
    2.   obtuse marginal
    3.   diagonals
    4.   posterolateral branches

    3.  Which type of ECG-gating has a low pitch and is used for functional analysis with CT?
    1.   prospective gating
    2.   dual-source high pitch imaging
    3.   retrospective gating
    4.   step-and-shoot imaging

    4.  Artifacts mimicking thrombus in the left atrial appendage are often seen in which scenario:
    1.   venous phase exam
    2.   non-contrast calcium scoring study
    3.   coronary CT angiogram
    4.   pulmonary embolism exam

    5.  Which is true about lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum:
    1.   it usually causes symptoms due to caval obstruction
    2.   it is considered a pre-malignant condition
    3.   it is more common among young patients
    4.   it can be hot on PET


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