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Principles of Cardiovascular Radiology

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Principles of Cardiovascular Radiology-a title in the Principles of Cardiovascular Imaging series-has everything you need to successfully obtain and interpret chest X-rays. Stuart J. Hutchison-a premier cardiac imaging specialist-covers each category of cardiac conditions and provides numerous high-quality schematic and clinical images side by side for comparison. Get only the coverage you need with clinically oriented, practical information presented in a consistent format that makes finding everything quick and easy. High-quality images and access to the full text and more online at make this the one cardiovascular radiology resource that has it all.


Hardbound, 464 Pages

Published: November 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0405-1


    1. 1. First Things First

      2. The Frontal Chest Radiograph

      3. The Lateral Chest Radiograph

      4. Assessment of Heart Size

      5. Pulmonary Vasculature and Pulmonary Embolism

      6. Heart Failure

      7. The Thoracic Aorta

      8. Localizing Prosthetic Valves

      9. Mechanical Prosthetic Valves

      10. Bioprosthetic Valves

      11. Annuloplasty Rings

      12. Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction

      13. Percutaneous Heart Valves, Aortic and Other Stents, and Other Interventional Hardware

      14. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Cardiomyopathies

      15. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Valvular Heart Disease

      16. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Pericardial and Pleural Diseases

      17. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Coronary Artery Disease- Complications of Infarction

      18. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Disease- Shunts and Closure Devices

      19. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Congenital Abnormalities and Obstructions- Pulmonary Stenosis and Coarctation of the Aorta

      20. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Situs and Complex Congenital Abnormalities

      21. Radiographic Findings by Diagnosis: Other Congenital Abnormalities

      22. Central Venous and Pulmonary Artery Catheters

      23. Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

      24. Percutaneously and Surgically Inserted Ventricular Assist Devices

      25. Tubes and Drains

      26. Postoperative Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

      27. Cardiac and Vascular Calcification

      28. Cardiac and Vascular Trauma

      29. Clinical Uses of the Chest Radiograph



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