Problem Solving in Cardiovascular Imaging

1st Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print


  • Sanjeeva Kalva
  • Suhny Abbara
  • Key Features

    • Make the most effective use of today's imaging techniques, including PET and SPECT.
    • Perform effective interventions using the newest grafts, stents, and coils.
    • See conditions as they appear in practice with more than 2,350 images detailing anatomy, normal anatomic variants, and pathology.
    • Make optimal clinical choices and avoid complications with expert protocols and tricks of the trade.
    • Avoid common problems that can lead to an incorrect diagnosis. Tables and boxes with tips, pitfalls, and other teaching points show you what to look for, while problem-solving advice helps you make sound clinical decisions.
    • Quickly find the information you need thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly format with consistent headings, detailed illustrations, and at-a-glance tables.
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    Table of Contents

    Section I Imaging Technique

    1 Echocardiography

    2 Coronary Angiography: Technique

    3 Cardiac Gated Computed Tomography

    4 Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Techniques and Protocols

    5 Radionuclide Imaging (Cardiac)

    6 Vascular Ultrasound

    7 Computed Tomography Angiography (Vascular)

    8 Magnetic Resonance Angiography: Technique

    9 Catheter Angiography (Vascular)

    10 When to Choose What Test (Cardiac)

    Section II Anatomy

    11 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Pathology on Radiography

    12 Cardiac Anatomy on Computed Tomography

    13 Cardiac Anatomy on Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    14 Cardiac Anatomy on Coronary Angiography

    15 Vascular Anatomy and Variants

    16 Comparative Anatomy

    Section III Devices

    17 Cardiac Valves

    18 Cardiac Devices

    19 Vascular Devices

    Section IV Special Situations

    20 Imaging for Congenital Cardiovascular Disease

    21 Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Cardiomyopathies

    22 Atherosclerosis: Role of Calcium Scoring

    23 Cardiac Computed Tomography for the Evaluation of Acute Coronary Syndrome in the Emergency Department

    24 Imaging the Postoperative Thoracic Aorta

    25 Inflammatory and Infectious Vascular Disorders

    26 Current Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Suspected Myocarditis

    27 Radiation Issues

    Section V Disease Entities by Anatomic Region

    28 Myocardial Ischemic Disease: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    29 Myocardial Ischemic Disease: Nuclear

    30 Myocardial Ischemic Disease: Computed Tomography

    31 Myocardial Nonischemic Cardiomyopathies

    32 Cardiac Masses

    33 Pericardial Disease

    34 Valves: Echocardiography

    35 Valves: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    36 Valves: Computed Tomography

    37 Coronary Arteries: Anomalies, Norm


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