chapter  2
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Physics of and Approaches to Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Marc Kachelrieß

Cardiac computed tomography (CT) challenges the prob-

lem of imaging moving objects without showing motion

artifacts. The aim is to provide high fidelity images that

allow to perform coronary CT angiography, coronary calci-

fication measurements, soft plaque detection and dynamic

CT studies of the heart.