The management of patients with congenital heart disease was profoundly changed firstly by the advent of pediatric and prenatal ultrasound and then more recently by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) of the heart and great vessels. The improved life expectancy of these patients has brought about new medical and imaging requirements. MRI and CT are increasing second line techniques in this group of patients. This article summarizes the advantages and limitations of CT and MRI in some frequently encountered situations in children and adults followed up for congenital heart disease.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Heart and great vessels, Congenital malformation, Cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT