Chest CT With Iterative Reconstruction as an Alternative to Conventional Chest X-ray Prior to Heart Surgery "CRICKET"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- 18 years old or older
- Scheduled to undergo heart surgery
- Provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

- Patient not meeting inclusion criteria
- Pregnant women
- Scheduled to undergo transcatheter aortic valve insertion procedure (since these patients receive a standard preoperative CT)
- Chest or cardiac CT in the past three months
- Emergency surgery
- Concomitant or previous participation in a study that prohibits the patient from participating in a study that exposed the patient to radiation
- Unwillingness to be informed about unrequested findings on the CT scan