Pericardial Diseases

Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Atlas with DVD

  • Ceil Nuyianes
  • By

    • Stuart Hutchison, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FSCMR, FSCCT, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Departments of Cardiac Sciences, Medicine and Radiology, University of Calgary; Director of Echocardiography, Foothills Medical Centre and Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Often times the symptoms of pericardial disease such as fever, chest pain, and shortness of breath are non-specific, making an accurate diagnosis a challenging task. Now, you can detect and treat pericardial disease in time to save many more patients. This title in the brand-new Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Atlas Series offers you authoritative guidance from a well-known cardiologist and imaging expert about when and how to perform the latest diagnostic imaging tests, interpret the results, and effectively treat the emergency. Detailed discussions of hot topics, full-color illustrations, and a DVD of procedural video clips, animations, and downloadable image libraries help you provide fast, appropriate treatment for each challenging case you face.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5274-6

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Pericardium

Chapter 2. Physical Diagnosis of Pericardial Diseases

Chapter 3. Imaging of the Pericardium

Chapter 4. Acute Pericarditis

Chapter 5. Pericardial Effusions

Chapter 6. Pericardial Tamponade

Chapter 7. Pericardial Fluid Drainage

Chapter 8. Intrapericardial Thrombus

Chapter 9. Pericardial Constriction

Chapter 10. Pericardial Constriction Variants

Chapter 11. Congenital Absence of the Pericardium

Chapter 12. Pericardial Cysts

Chapter 13. Pericardial Masses, Tumors and Pericardial Encasement

Chapter 14. Pneumopericardium