PEAK SYSTOLIC VELOCITY AS AN INCOMPUTERISED TOMOGRAPHY IN
THE DIAGNOSIS OF HEART DISEASES
Š. Bešlić and F. Dalagija .
of Radiology, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Bosnia
The aim of this study is a review of CT and its contribution to
Material and methods: In the period from 1984 to 2000 at
55 patients with CT, were examined at our Institute. The average
age of patients was 61,5 years. The youngest was 30 and the oldest
79 years old. Among those patients were 35 male and 20 female.
Diagnoses was established with machines CT Somatrom "Siemens"
SF, DR, ART and General Electric SCT. CT examination was performed
native and with intravenous contrast administration (50 ml Omnipaque)
and with 5-8 mm slice thickness. Special attention was granted
to vessels calcifications.
Results: In 33 patients diseases of the coronary calcifications
were established in 11 pericardial diseases, 9 acquired valvulare
heart diseases (mitral, aortic), 5 Tumours of the heart, 4 heart
failure, 1 common right pulmonary vein, 1 dilated pulmonary artery
and 1 Pace macker.
Conclusion: CT especially SCT mode it proved to be a very
useful method for examination of the heart. It is a noninvasive
fast, screening method.