Published in Telemedicine Week, July 12th, 2005
According to the report from the United States, "Although the incidence of valvular heart disease is significantly less than before the introduction of antibiotic therapy, chronic mitral and aortic valve disease continues to be found in the adult population. CT examination reveals characteristic chamber volume and myocardial mass changes expected in patients with valvular obstruction and regurgitation."
L.M. Boxt of the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York wrote, "Furthermore, CT provides sensitive visualization of annular and valve leaflet calcification, both of which are important...
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