Cardiac Imaging Secrets

1st Edition


  • Neil Weissman
  • Gabriel Adelmann
    • Print ISBN 9781560535157

    Key Features

    • Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids
    • Bulleted lists, tables, and illustrations for quick review
    • Chapters written by experts their fields
    • All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®
    • Thorough, highly detailed index

    Table of Contents

    1. Principles of Cardiac Imaging
    2. The Normal Heart and Vessels: Anatomy and Function
    3. Systolic and Diastolic Function of the Ventricles: Primary and Secondary Cardiomyopathies
    4. Ischemic Heart Disease: Imaging the Myocardium
    5. Ischemic Heart Disease: Imaging the Coronary Vessels
    6. Valvular Heart Disease
    7. Pericardial Disease
    8. Cardiac Masses: Clot, Vegetation, and Tumor
    9. Congenital Heart Disease in the Child and in the Adult
    10. Diseases of the Aorta
    11. Diseases of the Great Vessels: The Carotids, Renal Arteries, and Limb Arteries
    12. Emerging Technologies in Cardiovascular Imaging
    13. Cost-efficiency Issues in Cardiovascular Imaging
    14. Case Scenarios in Cardiovascular Imaging


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    Hanley & Belfus
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    About the editors

    Neil Weissman

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Cardiac Ultrasound, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

    Gabriel Adelmann

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Visiting Fellow, Department of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC