ABOUT THIS BOOK
· Guide to the interpretation of cardiac CT and MRI for the purposes
of diagnosis, treatment planning, and follow-up
· Emphasis on applications in a wide range of real clinical situations
· Numerous informative illustrations
· Summarizing sections permitting rapid retrieval of information
This up-to-date textbook comprehensively reviews all aspects of cardiac CT and MRI and demonstrates the value of these techniques in clinical practice. A wide range of applications are considered, including imaging of atherosclerotic and non-atherosclerotic coronary artery disease, coronary revascularization, ischemic heart disease, non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease, cardiac tumors, and pericardial disease. The numerous high-quality images illustrate how to interpret cardiac CT and MRI correctly for the purposes of diagnosis, treatment planning, and follow-up. Helpful summarizing sections in every chapter will facilitate rapid retrieval of information. This book will be of great value to radiologists and cardiologists seeking a reliable guide to the optimal use of cardiac CT and MRI in real clinical situations.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Adult heart disease - Cardiac CT - Cardiac MRI - Coronary artery disease - Heart
Related subjects » Cardiology & Angiology - Radiology
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part I: Coronary artery imaging.- Chapter 1: Normal anatomy, variations and anomalies.- Chapter 2: Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease.- 2-1 Calcium scoring.- 2-2 Determination of coronary artery stenosis by CT.- 2-3 Plaque morphology evaluation by CT.- 2-4 MR coronary angiography.- Chapter 3: Non-atherosclerotic coronary artery disease.- Chapter 4: Imaging of coronary revascularization: stent and CABG.- Part II: Ischemic Heart disease.- Chapter 5: Assessment of myocardial ischemia, non-MI.- Chapter 6: Acute MI.- Chapter 7: Chronic ischemic cardiomyopathy.- Part III: Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy.- Chapter 8: Dilated cardiomyopathy.- Chapter 9: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.- Chapter 10: Restrictive cardiomyopathy.- Chapter 11: Myocarditis and Other Cardiomyopathies.- Part IV: Valvular Heart Disease.- Chapter 12: Aortic valvular heart disease.- Chapter 13: Non-aortic valvular heart disease.- Part V: Cardiac tumor.- Chapter 14: Cardiac tumor.- Part VI: Pericardial Disease.- Chapter 15: Pericardial Disease.- Part VII: Technical Overviews.- Chapter 16: Technical Overviews.
AUTHORS & EDITORS
Tae-Hwan Lim, MD, Ph.D. Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center Professor, University of Ulsan College of Medicine President Elect, Korean Society of Radiology Member, Committee for Medistar Program, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korean Government President, Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine