This textbook covers the fundamental principles of cardiovascular imaging modalities and their applications for the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. The main focus is on the comprehensive diagnosis of clinical conditions/disease entities through the most effective cardiovascular imaging test or combination. The authors discuss the clinical utility and relative value of each test to address specific clinical questions, based on evidence and expert opinion. Each chapter presents information in the following format: overview, discussion of pathophysiology; differential diagnosis/diagnostic evaluation; prognosis; therapeutic guidance with illustration of treatment pathway. A companion Website will offer the full text, ten multiple-choice questions for each chapter, still and cine images, and imaging clips.Use of multidetector computed tomography for the assessment of acute chest pain: A consensus statement of the North American Society of Cardiac ... Atherothrombosis and high-risk plaque: Part II: Approaches by noninvasive computed tomographic/magnetic resonance imaging. ... 2004;39:811a815. ... Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the aorta: Imaging features and disease concept. ... Evolution of aortic dissection after surgical repair. ... Immer FF, Krahenbulhl E, Hagen U, et al.
|Title||:||NonInvasive Cardiovascular Imaging: A Multimodality Approach|
|Author||:||Mario J. Garcia|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28|