Thallium Myocardial Perfusion Tomography in Clinical Cardiology

Thallium Myocardial Perfusion Tomography in Clinical Cardiology

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ISBN-13: 9781447118596
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 12/12/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Radiopharmaceuticals.- Myocardial Perfusion Tracers.- Thallium-201.- Technetium-99m 2-Methoxy-isobutyl-isonitrile.- Technetium-99m Teboroxime.- 3 Stress Techniques.- Drug Treatment.- Dynamic Exercise.- Pharmacological Stress.- Dipyridamole.- Adenosine.- Dobutamine.- Choice of Stress Technique.- 4 Imaging Techniques.- The Gamma Camera.- Emission Tomography.- Patient Preparation.- Data Acquisition.- Data Processing.- 5 Image Interpretation.- Quality Control.- Normal Appearances.- Abnormal Appearances.- Coronary Anatomy.- Quantification.- Lung Uptake of Thallium.- Myocardial Distribution of Thallium.- Washout Analysis.- 6 Clinical Case Material.- The Normal Heart.- Case 1 Normal Vertical Heart.- Case 2 Normal Horizontal Heart.- Normal Variants.- Case 3 Anterior Attenuation.- Case 4 Inferior Attenuation.- Case 5 Apical Attenuation.- Case 6 Papillary Muscle.- Single Vessel Reversible Ischaemia.- Case 7 RCA.- Case 8 LCx.- Case 9 PDA.- Case 10 Proximal LAD.- Case 11 Diagonal LAD.- Case 12 Distal LAD.- Single Vessel Myocardial Infarction.- Case 13 RCA.- Case 14 LCx.- Case 15 PDA.- Case 16 Proximal LAD.- Case 17 Diagonal LAD.- Case 18 Distal LAD.- Two Vessel Reversible Ischaemia.- Case 19 RCA/LCx.- Case 20 LAD/RCA.- Case 21 LAD/LCx.- Case 22 Left Main Coronary Artery.- Two Vessel Myocardial Infarction.- Case 23 RCA/LCx.- Case 24 LAD/RCA.- Case 25 LAD/LCx.- Three Vessel Reversible Ischaemia.- Case 26 LAD/LCx/RCA.- Three Vessel Myocardial Infarction.- Case 27 LAD/LCx/RCA.- Mixed Reversible Ischaemia and Infarction.- Case 28 RCA Infarction/LAD Ischaemia.- Case 29 RCA Infarction/LCx Ischaemia.- Case 30 LAD Infarction/LCx Ischaemia.- Case 31 LAD Infarction/RCA Ischaemia.- Case 32 LCx Infarction/RCA Ischaemia.- Case 33 LCx Infarction/LAD Ischaemia.- Prognosis Before Angiography.- Case 34 No Chest Pain, Normal Scan.- Case 35 Chest Pain, Normal Scan.- Case 36 Controlled Chest Pain, Minor Ischaemia.- Case 37 Controlled Chest Pain, Major Ischaemia.- Prognosis After Angiography.- Case 38 Controlled Chest Pain, Three Vessel Disease, Minor Ischaemia.- Case 39 Controlled Chest Pain, Three Vessel Disease, Major Ischaemia.- Adverse Prognostic Signs.- Case 40 Increased Lung Uptake.- Case 41 Dilated Left Ventricle on Exercise.- Case 42 Dilated Left Ventricle After Infarction.- Coronary Angioplasty.- Case 43 Two Vessel Disease, Culprit Lesion.- Case 44 Before Angioplasty Study.- Case 45 After Angioplasty Study.- Case 46 Recurrence of Stenosis.- Coronary Bypass Grafting.- Case 47 Preoperative Study.- Case 48 Postoperative Study.- Case 49 Recurrent Ischaemia.- ECG Correlations.- Case 50 Marked ECG Changes with No Ischaemia.- Case 51 Marked ECG Changes with Minor Ischaemia.- Case 52 Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome.- Case 53 Left Bundle Branch Block.- Case 54 Left Ventricular Hypertrophy.- Coronary Angiogram Correlations.- Case 55 Normal Angiogram, Syndrome X.- Case 56 Normal Angiogram, Left Bundle Branch Block.- Case 57 Abnormal Angiogram, Normal Thallium Scan.- Other Cardiology.- Case 58 Dilated Cardiomyopathy.- Case 59 Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy.- Case 60 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.- Case 61 Coronary Muscle Bridge.- Case 62 Orthotopic Cardiac Transplantation.- Case 63 Reversible Right Ventricular Ischaemia.- Case 64 Unusual Coronary Artery Anatomy.- Case 65 Myocardial Damage Following Acute Anaphylaxis.- Case 66 Anomalous Origin of LAD.- Quantification.- Case 67 Polar Mapping.- Pharmacological Stress.- Case 68 Dipyridamole.- Case 69 Dobutamine.- Case 70 Adenosine.- Case 71 Dipyridamole with Exercise.- Chest Pain and Ischaemia.- Case 72 Chest Pain with No Ischaemia.- Case 73 No Chest Pain with Ischaemia.- Artefacts.- Case 74 Motion.- Case 75 Poor Count Rate.- Case 76 Upward Creep.- Case 77 Objects.- Reperfusion.- Case 78 Reversed Redistribution.- Case 79 24 Hour Imaging.- Case 80 Reinjection.- 7 Clinical Applications.- Detection of Coronary Artery Disease.- Management of Established Coronary Artery Disease.- Stable Angina.- Myocardial Infarction.- Monitoring the Effects of Intervention.- Prognosis in Coronary Artery Disease.- 8 The Future.- Instrumentation.- Radiopharmaceuticals.- Alternative Imaging Techniques.

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