Table of Contents

Conventional, spiral, and electron beam computed tomography : background.
Multiple-row detector computed tomography.
Major components of multi-row detector computed tomography scanners.
Scan parameters and image quality in multi-row detector computed tomography.
Physics of cardiac imaging with multiple-row detector computed tomography.
Radiation dose.
Strategies to reduce radiation dose in computed tomography.
Hybrid imaging systems : positron emission tomography/computed tomography and single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography.
Dual-source computed tomography and 320-row multi-row detector computed tomography and their applications : computed tomography fluoroscopy and computed tomography perfusion.
Quality control and radiation protection.
Future trends in multi-row detector computed tomography.