This book provides readers with a thorough overview of many advances in cardiac imaging. Chapters include technological developments in cardiac imaging and imaging applications in a clinical setting with regard to detecting various types of heart disease.
- Presents a thorough overview of cardiac imaging technology- Addresses specific applications for a number of cardiac diseases and how they can improve diagnoses and treatment protocols- Includes technological developments in cardiac imaging and imaging applications in a clinical setting
1. Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Part I Technological developments in cardiac imaging 2. Ultrasound 3. SPECT 4. PET 5. Computed tomography 6. Magnetic resonance imaging
Part II Clinical applications of cardiac imaging 7. Coronary angiography 8. Atherosclerotic plaque 9. Myocardial ischemia 10. Myocardial infarction 11. Myocardial viability 12. Contractile function and heart failure 13. Cardiomyopathy 14. Myocarditis 15. Cardiac manifestations in systemic disease 16. Acquired valvular heart disease 17. Cardiac tumours 18. Pericardial disease 19. Congenital heart disease 20. Great vessels 21. Arrhythmia 22. Imaging guided interventions