Cardiac Imaging Secrets

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004 - Medical - 395 pages
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An exciting new addition to the highly popular Secrets Series®, this volume addresses the issues of when and how to obtain images of the heart, what modality to use, and how to interpret the results. The five main sections are echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, catheterization (including intravascular ultrasound and peripheral vascular imaging), MRI, and CT/Radiology.

  • Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids
  • Bulleted lists, tables, and illustrations for quick review
  • Chapters written by experts their fields
  • All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®
  • Thorough, highly detailed index
 

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Contents

Echocardiography
9
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
26
Nuclear Medicine
34
Chest Xray
42
The Normal Heart
49
Echocardiography
60
Nuclear Medicine
79
Systolic and Diastolic Function of the Ventricles
87
Mitral Stenosis
213
Tricuspid Regurgitation
231
Nuclear Medicine
244
Pericardial Disease
257
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
267
Cardiac Masses
275
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
295
Echocardiography
304

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
103
Nuclear Medicine
108
Echocardiography
121
Radionuclide Tracers
139
Protocols
152
Ischemic Heart Disease and the Coronary Arteries
167
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
184
Echocardiography
198
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
319
The Aorta and the Great Vessels
325
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
346
Innovative Techniques and Future Directions
353
Nuclear Medicine
363
Costeffectiveness Issues in Cardiac Imaging
373
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