Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Saul G. Myerson, Jane Francis, Stefan Neubauer
OUP Oxford, Feb 25, 2010 - Medical - 475 pages
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) is a rapidly expanding imaging method in cardiology which provides unparalleled diagnostic information about the heart. It is however a complex technique and though the availability of scanners is increasing quickly, the expertise required to perform the scans is limited. While no book is a substitute for experience, this handbook provides an invaluable guide to performing and interpreting the scans which should aid both new and experiencedoperators.Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance includes what to look for, which sequences to include, how to acquire them, and how to interpret the images. The information is provided in a quick-reference, easy-to-use format with many images from real cases, and is designed to sit on the scanning console or in the office, providing a step-by-step guide to aid the CMR practitioner at every stage. All areas of cardiovascular imaging are covered, including tips and tricks for optimal imaging and howto avoid and spot artefacts. From patient safety to differential diagnoses of tricky images, to an easy to understand section on the science behind magnetic resonance, all aspects are covered in this concise yet comprehensive guide to this specialist area. Whether a novice or expert in the field, all readersshould find this book a useful tool. It is an invaluable reference that no CMR department should be without.
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abnormalities acquired acquisition anatomy angiography aortic regurgitation aortic stenosis aortic valve arrow artefact ascending aorta assessment atrial blood breath-hold cardiac cycle cardiomyopathy clinical CMR features coarctation congenital coronal coronary artery diagnosis diastole dilated disease dobutamine dysfunction ﬂow ﬂow image function gadolinium gradient HASTE image heart high signal hypertrophy image plane image slice increased infarction inﬂammation intentionally left blank late enhancement late gadolinium enhancement leaﬂet left atrium LV and RV LVOT view magnetic field mass mitral valve myocardial myocardium normal obstruction ofthe outﬂow tract papillary muscles patient perfusion pericardial pericardium position pulmonary artery pulmonary regurgitation pulmonary vein Reporting should include right atrium RV volumes RVOT sagittal Scanning septal septum sequences short axis view shunt signal intensity spin echo SSFP image stack stenosis systole T2-weighted technique thickened thrombus tissue transaxial transverse tricuspid regurgitation tricuspid valve tumours usually velocity ventricular vessels visualize voxels wall motion