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

1st Edition

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  • Ernest Garcia
  • Ami Iskandrian
  • Key Features

    • Access the fully searchable contents online at, along with a moving image library that demonstrates myocardial perfusion imaging, myocardial tracers, PET, PET-CT, and gated SPECT.
    • Stay current on recent developments in nuclear cardiac imaging such as equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography (ERNA) and first-pass radionuclide angiography (FPRNA).
    • Master the application of techniques to specific clinical situations with detailed case studies and discussions of challenging issues.
    • Gain a clear visual understanding from numerous, high-quality images in full color.
    • Find information quickly and easily thanks to a practical, consistent format throughout the text.

    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


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