Cardiac Imaging

Cardiac Imaging

A Multimodality Approach

eBook - 2009
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The book features an in-depth introduction to all current imaging modalities for the diagnostic assessment of the heart as well as a clinical overview of cardiac diseases and main indications for cardiac imaging.
Written by an interdisciplinary team of experts, Cardiac Imaging: A Multimodality Approach features an in-depth introduction to all current imaging modalities for the diagnostic assessment of the heart as well as a clinical overview of cardiac diseases and main indications for cardiac imaging. With a particular emphasis on CT and MRI, the first part of the atlas also covers conventional radiography, echocardiography, angiography and nuclear medicine imaging. Leading specialists demonstrate the latest advances in the field, and compare the strengths and weaknesses of each modality. The book's second part features clinical chapters on heart defects, endocarditis, coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathies, myocarditis, cardiac tumors, pericardial diseases, pulmonary vascular diseases, and diseases of the thoracic aorta. The authors address anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical features, and evaluate the various diagnostic options.Key features:
  • Highly regarded experts in cardiology and radiology offer image-based teaching of the latest techniques
  • Readers learn how to decide which modality to use for which indication
  • Visually highlighted tables and essential points allow for easy navigation through the text
  • More than 600 outstanding images show up-to-date technology and current imaging protocols
  • Cardiac Imaging: A Multimodality Approach is a must-have desk reference for cardiologists and radiologists in practice, as well as a study guide for residents in both fields. It will also appeal to cardiac surgeons, general practitioners, and medical physicists with a special interest in imaging of the heart.

    Publisher: Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, ©2009
    ISBN: 9783131493316
    3131493313
    9783131477811
    3131477814
    Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 289 pages) : illustrations (some color)
    Additional Contributors: Thelen, Manfred

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