eBook MRI and CT of the Cardiovascular System, 3rd Edition

  • Charles B. Higgins
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469831295
  • ISBN-13: 9781469831299
  • DDC: 616.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 704 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Leave no disease undetected with MRI And CT Of The Cardiovascular System, your definitive guide to magnetic resonance and computed tomography for cardiovascular health. Authored by a collaboration of international experts, this vivid, four-color third edition imparts the latest technologies in a rapidly advancing field. With topics that range from anatomy, to MR in infants and children, to risk assessment in ischemic heart disease this text includes seven new chapters to reflect the rising tide of technological discovery as it pertains to cardiology. Thanks to its expert analysis, procedural guide to implementation, and profound understanding of the recent advances in cardiovascular imagining, MRI And CT Of The Cardiovascular System gives you all the tools necessary for powerful screening, diagnosis, and cardiovascular care.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributing Authors.
1: Basic Principles.
2: Clinical Approach to Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Techniques.
3: Magnetic Resonance Angiography Techniques.
4: Techniques for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
5: Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology: Imaging Aspects.
6: Blood Flow Measurements.
7: Quantification in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography.
8: CVMR: Imaging Planes and Anatomy.
9: Coronary CTA: Display Techniques and Planes.
10: Cardiovascular MR in Infants and Children.
11: Acquired Heart Disease.
12: Magnetic Resonance of Cardiomyopathies and Myocarditis.
13: Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy/Dysplasia.
14: MRI and CT of Pericardial Diseases.
15: Cardiac and Paracardiac Masses.
16: Valvular Heart Disease.
17: Ischemic Heart Disease.
18: Myocardial Perfusion in Ischemic Heart Disease.
19: Assessment of Ischemic Heart Disease Utilizing Dobutamine.
20: Assessment of Myocardial Viability by Contrast Enhancement.
21: Delayed Enhancement in Nonischemic Myocardial Disease.
22: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Risk Assessment in Ischemic Heart Disease.
23: Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography: Technical Approaches.
24: Coronary Artery Imaging—Clinical Applications.
25: Coronary Blood Flow Measurements.
26: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts.
27: CT Imaging of Coronary Artery Calcification.
28: Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography.
29: CT Evaluation of Myocardial Perfusion, Function, and Late Enhancement.
30: Atherosclerotic Plaque Imaging: MRI.
31: Plaque Characterization—Computed Tomography.
32: Congenital Heart Disease.
33: Congenital Heart Disease: Magnetic Resonance Evaluation of Morphology and Function.
34: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Function and Flow in Postoperative Congenital Heart Disease.
35: Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
36: Vascular Diseases.
37: MRI and CT of Thoracic Aorta.
38: Thoracic Aorta Disease: Flow Evaluation by MR.
39: Computed Tomographic Angiography of the Abdominal Arteries.
40: Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography Angiography of Peripheral Arteries.
41: Interventional MRI.
42: Catheter Tracking and Devices.
43: Endovascular Interventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
44: Endovascular Interventions—Congenital Heart Disease.
45: Endovascular Delivery of Gene and Stem Cell Therapy.