Cardiac CT, PET and MR / Edition 2

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This careful revision keeps pace with developments in the field, with new chapters on PET Metabolism, CT and MRI in the Emergency Department, Image-Guided Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation, and Identification of Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque by Radionuclide and CT techniques, plus the introduction of new contributors Udo Hoffman and Stephan Achenbach.

Praised in its previous edition as a concise source of essential information, this new edition presents the most recent information in an accessible format and serves as an excellent reference source for all cardiologists, radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians.

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"Praised in its previous edition as a concise source of essential information, this new edition presents the most recent information in an accessible format and serves as an excellent reference source for all cardiologists, radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians.". (Medic Exchange, 20 January 2011)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405185530
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/2/2010
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Vasken Dilsizian, MD, FACC, FAHA
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Director, Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine and PET Imaging
Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Gerald M. Pohost, MD, FACC, FAHA
Professor of Radiology
Keck School of Medicine and Professor of Electrical Engineering
Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors.


Part I Instrumentation, Imaging Techniques, and Protocols.

1 Positron Emission Tomography (Stephen L. Bacharach).

2 Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance: Basic Principles, Methods, and Techniques (Joseph Selvanayagam, Matthew Robson, Jane Francis & Stefan Neubauer).

3 Cardiac Computed Tomography (Ian S. Rogers, Quynh A. Truong, Subodh B. Joshi & Udo Hoffmann).

Part II Clinical Applications.

4 PET Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion (Thomas H. Schindler, Ines Valenta & Vasken Dilsizian).

5 Myocardial Metabolism in Health and Disease (Robert J. Gropler, Linda R. Peterson & Vasken Dilsizian).

6 PET Innervation and Receptors (Antti Saraste, Hossam Sherif & Markus Schwaiger).

7 MR Angiography: Coronaries and Great Vessels (Patricia Nguyen & Phillip Yang).

8 Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance: Evaluation of Myocardial Function, Perfusion, and Viability (Padmini Varadarajan, Ramdas G. Pai, Krishna S. Nayak, Hee-Won Kim & Gerald M. Pohost).

9 MSCT Coronary Imaging (Koen Nieman).

10 Multislice Cardiac Tomography: Myocardial Function, Perfusion, and Viability (Raymond T. Yan, Richard T. George & Joao A.C. Lima).

11 Cardiac Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance for the Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department (Eric M. Thorn & Charles S. White).

Part III Concurrent Noninvasive Assessment of Coronary Anatomy, Physiology, and Myocellular Integrity.

12 PET and MRI in Cardiac Imaging (Stephan G. Nekolla & Antti Saraste).

13 PET and CT Imaging (Marcelo F. Di Carli).

14 Image-Guided ElectrophysiologyMapping and Ablation (Timm-Michael L. Dickfeld).

15 Structural and Molecular Imaging of Vulnerable Plaques (Farouc A. Jaffer & Jagat Narula).


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