Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323763035

Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging

1st Edition

A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

Editor: Marcelo DiCarli
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323763035
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2021
Page Count: 464

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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Evaluating Myocardial Perfusion SPECT
  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 in Non-Cardiac Surgery
  11. MPI of Special Patient Groups
  12. Patients with Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
  13. Other Forms of Heart Disease
  14. Patients with Chest Pain
  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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About the Editor

Marcelo DiCarli

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts