Principles of Cardiovascular Radiology

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  • 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

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.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0405-1

Table of Contents

    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