Cardiac Imaging: The Requisites

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Elsevier Mosby, 2005 - Medical - 435 pages
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The thoroughly updated New Edition of this best-selling Radiology RequisitesT volume concisely synthesizes all of today's core knowledge about cardiac imaging. Clinically oriented coverage encompasses everything from basic principles through the latest diagnostic imaging techniques, equipment, and technology. New coverage includes MR imaging of cardiac abnormalities, electron beam CT, fetal echocardiography, and much more. Practice-proven tips and excellent problem-solving discussions are accompanied by more than 800 images of the highest quality. The result is an outstanding review source for certification or recertification, as well as a highly user-friendly resource for everyday clinical practice.

  • Covers valvular, ischemic, pericardial, myocardial, congenital, and thoracic/aortic heart disease.
  • Describes all of the imaging modalities currently being used (plain film, ultrasound, CT, and MR), and discusses potential future developments.
  • Delivers more than 800 outstanding illustrations that demonstrate a full range of cardiac imaging approaches and findings.
  • Offers numerous outlines, tables, "pearls," and boxed material for easy reading and reference.


  • Offers a significantly revised chapter on MR imaging, with greatly expanded coverage of cardiac abnormalities.
  • Includes brand-new coverage of electron beam CT.
  • Delivers a completely new chapter on Fetal Echocardiography.

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Contents

The Elements of Cardiac Imaging
3
Echocardiography
42
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
88
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Stephen D. Miller is Associate Provost for Information and Library Services at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), and focuses on the management of library services and resources at a distance, for UMUC, an institution of the University System of Maryland devoted to education of non-traditional students, primarily through online distance education. Stephen is also Collegiate Associate Professor in the UMUC Graduate School and regularly teaches online on the Graduate Library Research Skills course. Prior to this, he was Director of the Digital Library of Georgia at the University of Georgia Libraries, and an archivist and project manager at Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. He holds an MSLS from the University of Kentucky School of Library and Information Science and a Masters of Business Administration from UMUC, USA.

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