Aortic Diseases; Pericardial Diseases and Complications of Myocardial Infarction Package

1st Edition

Clinical Diagnostic Imaging Atlas with DVD

Author:

  • Stuart Hutchison
    • Not Applicable ISBN 9781437708516

    Key Features

    • Features detailed advice on when and how to screen for the most prevalent but often difficult-to-diagnose coronary emergencies to improve care and survival rates.
    • Offers expert guidance on the advantages and limitations of chest radiology, transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac CT, MR, angiography, and nuclear cardiology techniques, so you can quickly determine the best imaging approach for each patient.
    • Presents supporting evidence and current AHA/ACC guidelines to help you accurately interpret your imaging findings.
    • Discusses the hottest topics in the field, including imaging of the aorta coarctation of the aorta Marfan syndrome traumatic disruption of the aorta false aneurysms tamponade ventricular septal rupture imaging of the pericardium pericarditis pericardial effusions and more, keeping you absolutely current.
    • Uses a consistent, easy-to-follow chapter format that includes topic overview and an outline of imaging/diagnostic options for quick access to high-yield information.
    • Incorporates fully illustrated case presentations with teaching points into each disease-specific volume to help you master every technique.
    • Includes an accompanying DVD—with each title—containing hundreds of videos, animations, and access to online downloadable image libraries that help you learn what to look for and how to proceed.
    • Provides expert visual guidance via hundreds of full-color illustrations.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Not Applicable ISBN:
    9781437708516

    About the author

    Stuart Hutchison

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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