Recent years have seen numerous advances in cardiovascular nuclear medicine technology, leading to more precise diagnoses and treatment and an expanded understanding of the molecular basis for cardiac disease. Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging is a one-stop, comprehensive guide to the diagnostic and clinical implications of this complex and increasingly important technology. Part of the Braunwald family of renowned cardiology references, it provides cutting-edge coverage of multimodal cardiac imaging along with case vignettes and integrated teaching content—ideal for cardiologists, cardiology fellows, radiologists, and nuclear medicine physicians.
- Evaluating Myocardial Perfusion SPECT
- Interpretation, Reporting and Guidelines
- Image Artifacts
- Radionuclide Angiography
- Choice of Stress Test
- Use in Stable patients with Known or Suspected CAD
- Serial Testing
- Patients with PCI and CABG
- Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Risk Stratification in Non-Cardiac Surgery
- MPI of Special Patient Groups
- Patients with Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
- Other Forms of Heart Disease
- Patients with Chest Pain
- Viability Assessment
- Extra-cardiac Incidental Findings
- Newer Tools for Assessment of Heart Failure
- Improving SPECT MPI Efficiency and Reducing Radiation
- Myocardial Perfusion SPECT/CT: The Added Value of CT Imaging
- Cardiac PET and PET/CT: Artifacts and Tracers
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- © Elsevier 2021
- 1st November 2021
- Hardcover ISBN:
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
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