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TitleNuclear Cardiology and Correlative Imaging [electronic resource] : A Teaching File / edited by Joรฃo V. Vitola, Dominique Delbeke
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 2004
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-2038-1
Descript XXI, 490 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Edited by Drs. Joรฃo V. Vitola and Dominique Delbeke, two highly respected experts, this case-based text advances the knowledge and skills of experienced nuclear medicine physicians, cardiologists, and radiologists while also preparing residents for the cutting-edge field of nuclear cardiology. Internationally recognized contributors offer an indispensable presentation of key techniques and the latest technology. Diagnostic tools, physics principles, instrumentation, radiopharmaceuticals, and protocols central to the field are covered. A comprehensive review of the applications of myocardial perfusion imaging includes applications in special populations and in emergency departments. Risk assessment, pitfalls, and artifacts are also addressed. Additional chapters examine correlative imaging and detail the value of cardiac MRI, multislice computed tomography, stress echocardiography, coronary angiography, intravascular ultrasound, and PET and PET/CT. Case presentations and a wealth of illustrations reinforce guidelines on diagnosis and image interpretation, highlighting situations that readers are likely to encounter in everyday practice


CONTENT

1 Diagnostic Tools to Approach the Cardiac Patient -- Case Presentation: -- 2 Physics Principles and Instrumentation in Nuclear Cardiology -- Case Presentations: -- 3 Radiopharmaceuticals and Protocols in Nuclear Cardiology -- Case Presentations: -- 4 Stress Modalities to Evaluate Myocardial Perfusion -- Case Presentations: -- 5 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Detection of Coronary Artery Disease and Miscellaneous Clinical Applications -- Case Presentations: -- 6 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in the Emergency Department -- Case Presentations: -- 7 Evaluation of Cardiac Function -- Case Presentations: -- 8 Evaluation of Myocardial Viability -- Case Presentations: -- 9 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Cardiac Risk Stratification -- Case Presentations: -- 10 Nuclear Cardiology for Imaging the Effects of Therapy -- Case Presentations: -- 11 Risk Assessment Before Noncardiac Surgery -- Case Presentations: -- 12 Applications of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Special Populations -- Case Presentations: -- 13 Pitfalls and Artifacts in Cardiac Imaging -- Case Presentations: -- 14 Correlation of Nuclear Imaging with Cardiac MRI -- Case Presentations: -- 15 Cardiac Applications of Multislice Computed Tomography -- Case Presentations: -- 16 Correlation of Nuclear Cardiology with Stress Echocardiography -- Case Presentations: -- 17 Advances in Cardiac Applications for PET and PET/CT -- Case Presentations: -- 18 Future Directions in Nuclear Cardiology -- Case Presentations:


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