Chapter 3. Cardiac Planes

  1. Francesco Fulvio Faletra MD Head of Cardiac Imaging Laboratory1,
  2. Natesa G. Pandian MD Professor of Medicine Co-Director2 and
  3. Siew Yen Ho PhD Head of Cardiac Morphology3

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300550.ch3

Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography

Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography

How to Cite

Faletra, F. F., Pandian, N. G. and Ho, S. Y. (2008) Cardiac Planes, in Anatomy of the Heart by Multislice Computed Tomography, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300550.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fondazione Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Center for Cardiovascular Imaging, Tufts University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180559

Online ISBN: 9781444300550

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Keywords:

  • cardiac planes;
  • long-axis view - 3D volume rendering reconstruction and corresponding plane;
  • two-chamber view - 3D volume rendering reconstruction and corresponding plane;
  • heart cut showing short-axis view through mid-ventricle;
  • short-axis heart view from apex to base;
  • short-axis view at level of papillary muscles - 3D volume rendering reconstruction and corresponding oblique plane;
  • left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) and diagonal branch in cross section

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