Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology: Imaging Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

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By

  • Ami Iskandrian, MD, MACC, FAHA, FASNC, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Radiology Section Chief, Nuclear Cardiology Division CV Diseases, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Ernest Garcia, MD, PhD, FASNC, FAHA, Department of Radiology, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia

Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology, an Imaging Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, offers the practical, case-based guidance both cardiologists and radiologists need to make optimal use of nuclear imaging techniques in the evaluation of cardiovascular function. Drs. Ami E. Iskandrian and Ernest V. Garcia discuss hot topics including PET and PET-CT, SPECT and gated SPECT, myocardial perfusion imaging, equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography, and equilibrium radionuclide angiography in a consistent, clearly illustrated format. The fully searchable text is also online at www.expertconsult.com - supplemented with an image and video library - making this an ideal resource for mastering nuclear cardiology.
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Audience

Cardiology

Radiology

 

Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-6134-2


Table of Contents

Braunwald Companion: Atlas of Nuclear Cardiology

  1. Evaluating Myocardial Perfusion SPECT: the Normal Study
  2. Interpretation, Reporting and Guidelines
  3. Image Artifacts
  4. Radionuclide angiography
  5. Choice of stress test
  6. Use in stable patients with known or suspected CAD
  7. Serial testing
  8. Patients with PCI and CABG
  9. Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
  10. Risk-Stratification prior to Non-Cardiac Surgery
  11. MPI of Special Patient Groups
  12. Applications in patients with heart failure and cardiomyopathy
  13. Other Forms of Heart Disease
  14. Patients with Chest Pain in the Emergency Department
  15. Viability assessment
  16. Extra cardiac incidental findings
  17. Newer Tools for Assessment of Heart Failure
  18. Improving SPECT MPI efficiency and reducing radiation
  19. Myocardial Perfusion SPECT/CT: The Added Value of CT Imaging
  20. Cardiac PET and PET/CT: Artifacts and Tracers