Cardiac Imaging: The Requisites / Edition 3

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Overview

The updated third edition of this best-selling Radiology Requisites™ volume concisely synthesizes all of today’s core knowledge about cardiac imaging. Clinically oriented coverage encompasses everything from basic principles through the latest diagnostic imaging techniques, equipment, and technology. This edition features new editors and new chapters on Cardiac CT, Coronary CTA, and more. Practice-proven tips and excellent problem-solving discussions are accompanied by nearly 718 figures (over 1000 pieces) of the highest quality, many of which have been updated and redrawn. The result is an outstanding review source for certification or recertification, as well as a highly user-friendly resource for everyday clinical practice.

• Covers valvular, ischemic, pericardial, myocardial, congenital, and thoracic/aortic heart disease.
• Describes all of the imaging modalities currently being used (plain film, ultrasound, CT, and MR), and discusses potential future developments.
• Delivers outstanding illustrations that demonstrate a full range of cardiac imaging approaches and findings.

• Features the expert contribution of two new co-editors, Drs. Suhny Abbara and Larence Boxt, to provide you with fresh perspective on the latest technologies.

• Covers the various modalities of MR, CT, PET, and SPECT perfusion in more depth.

• Includes new chapters on Cardiac CT and Coronary CTA for current information on all imaging modalities.

• Presents updated and redrawn illustrations and color images interspersed throughout the text for easier and more intuitive access.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323055277
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/5/2009
  • Series: Requisites in Radiology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen D. Miller is Associate Provost for Information and Library Services at University of Maryland University College (UMUC), and focuses on the management of library services and resources at a distance, for UMUC, an institution of the University System of Maryland devoted to education of non-traditional students, primarily through online distance education. Stephen is also Collegiate Associate Professor in the UMUC Graduate School and regularly teaches online on the Graduate Library Research Skills course. Prior to this, he was Director of the Digital Library of Georgia at the University of Georgia Libraries, and an archivist and project manager at Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. He holds an MSLS from the University of Kentucky School of Library and Information Science and a Masters of Business Administration from UMUC, USA.

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Table of Contents

Part I IMAGING MODALITIES

1. The Elements of Cardiac Imaging, Stephen Miller

2. Echocardiography, Mary Etta King and Kaitlyn Lam

3. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Lawrence Boxt and Amgad Makaryus

4. Cardiac Angiography, Stephen Miller and Anand Soni

5. Cardiac CT, Lawrence Boxt and Amgad Makaryus

Part II SPECIFIC DISEASES

6. Valvular Heart Disease, Stephen Miller and Anand Soni

7. Ischemic Heart Disease, Stephen Miller

8. Coronary CTA, Suhny Abbara

9. Pericardial and Myocardial Disease, Suhny Abbara and Stephen Miller

10. Congenital Heart Disease, Laureen Sena, Stephen Miller, and Lawrence Boxt

11. Thoracic Aortic Disease, John Santilli

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