Left ventricular contrast injection with rotational C-arm CT improves accuracy of aortic annulus measurement during cardiac catheterisation

EuroIntervention 2014;10:347-354 published online ahead of print April 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10I3A60

Jan C. Balzer
Jan C. Balzer1, MD; Yang Chul Boering1, MD; Sabine Mollus2, MSc; Meike Schmidt10, MS; Katharina Hellhammer1, MD; Patrick Kroepil3, MD; Ralf Westenfeld1, MD; Tobias Zeus1, MD; Gerald Antoch3, MD; Axel Linke4, MD; Ulrich Steinseifer5, PhD; Marc W. Merx1, MD; Malte Kelm1*, MD
1. Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany; 2. Philips Research, Aachen, Germany; 3. Medical Faculty, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany; 4. Herzzentrum Leipzi

Aims: Introduction of a novel contrast injection protocol during rotational C-arm CT (RCT) in cardiac catheterisation of patients with aortic stenosis for aortic root assessment.

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