Axial area and anteroposterior diameter as estimates of left atrial size using computed tomography of the chest: Comparison with 3-dimensional volume Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Algorithms
  • Aortography
  • Imaging, Three-Dimensional
  • Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted
  • Radiography, Thoracic
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Triiodobenzoic Acids

abstract

  • Both AP diameter and axial LA area permit quick and reproducible estimates of LA volume in contrast-enhanced and non-contrast electrocardiographic-gated chest CT. However, LA area should be used preferably over AP diameter because of its better agreement to 3D LA volume.

publication date

  • January 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2825157

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jcct.2009.10.013

PubMed ID

  • 20159629

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 49

end page

  • 54

volume

  • 4

number

  • 1