Cardiac Imaging

Cardiac Imaging : The Clinical Guide

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Imaging of the heart is extensively used diagnostically by a wide cross-section of physicians including cardiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and radiologists. This book serves as a comprehensive primer for all imaging techniques and will serve all cardiologists and radiologists. It covers the entire spectrum of imaging modalities including arteriography, intravascular ultrasound, echocardiography, transesophogeal echocardiography, cardiac MRI, myocardial perfusion imaging by CT and MRI, PET, electron beam computed tomography, nuclear perfusion imaging and radionuclide ventriculography. There are also chapters on the issues regarding digital storage and archiving. The book includes a CD-ROM with color images to enhance the more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 400 pages
  • 178 x 254mm
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 1588293289
  • 9781588293282

Table of contents

Overview of Cardiac ImagingSteven R. BergmannX-Ray-Based ApproachesCoronary Angiography and Quantitative Coronary ArteriographyAlexandra J. Lansky, Costantino Costantini, Joan Tuinenburg, Gerhard Koning, Maria Coral, Gregg W. Stone, Martin Leon, and Hans Reiber Electron Beam Computed Tomography of the HeartRobert C. DetranoMulti-Slice Computed TomographySandra S. Halliburton, Arthur E. Stillman, and Richard D. WhiteEcho-Based ApproachesPrinciples of Ultrasonic ImagingMark R. HollandTransthoracic EchocardiographyPadmini Varadarajan and Ramdas G. PaiTransesophogeal Echocardiography: A Comprehensive, Semi-Invasive, High-Resolution Cardiovascular Imaging ToolVincent L. SorrellStress EchocardiographyVincent Khoury and Thomas H. MarwickContrast EchocardiographyJose A. Banchs, Marianela Areces, and Julio E. PerezIntravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)Paul Schoenhagen and Steven E. NissenNuclear-Based ApproachesPrinciples of Nuclear ImagingStephen L. BacharachMyocardial Perfusion ImagingMaria Joao Ferreira and Manuel D. CerqueiraStress Approaches for Myocardial Perfusion ImagingGilbert J. Zoghbi and Ami E. IskandrianBlood Pool VentriculographyJames A. Arrighi, Brian G. Abbott, and Frans J. Th. WackersPET ImagingSteven R. BergmannMagnetic Resonance-Based ApproachesPrinciples of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance ImagingM. Azam Hadi and Scott D. FlammMagnetic Resonance Imaging of Atherosclerotic DiseaseRoberto Corti, Juan Jose Badimon, Zahi Adel Fayad, and Valentin FusterDetection of Myocardial Ischemia with Magnetic Resonance ImagingWojciech Mazur, Pairoj Rerkpattanapipat, Kerry Link, and W. Gregory HundleyDigital Storage and PACSDigital Storage and PACSOsman RatibFuture Developments in Cardiac ImagingSteven R. Bergmannshow more