Coronary Calcium Book

Coronary Calcium


  • Author : Aloke Virmani Finn
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128165829

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Coronary Calcium Excerpt :

Coronary Calcium: A Comprehensive Understanding of Its Biology, Use in Screening, and Interventional Management provides a comprehensive update on the current understanding of the significance of coronary artery calcification, showing the connection to the development of advanced atherosclerosis that will lead to better risk evaluations. Coverage includes information on the basic science behind the development of coronary calcium in atherosclerotic lesions, the pathology of calcified coronary lesions in humans, its differential development by race, and its relationship to plaque progression. Computed tomography is also covered to show the significance of coronary calcium for risk prediction and the potential role of various pharmacologic interventions. Each chapter contains summaries with salient and important points, making this book perfect for researchers and physicians interested in the field of vascular calcification. Provides an easy-to-read update on the current understanding of coronary calcium from a pathologic perspective Offers cutting-edge knowledge on the future of coronary calcium screening and authoritative opinions from experts Delivers relevant information for the evaluation of patients who may have coronary artery disease using coronary calcium as evaluated by CT in risk stratification and treatment

Clinical Cardiac CT Book

Clinical Cardiac CT


  • Author : Ethan J. Halpern
  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 1588906183

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Clinical Cardiac CT Excerpt :

Accompanying DVD-ROM contains ... "high-quality three-dimensional displays of cardiac anatomy and more than 100 cine displays of cardiac function in real clinical applications."--Page 4 of cover. Fuller description of DVD-ROM contents on pp. ix-xi.

Calcium Antagonists Book

Calcium Antagonists


  • Author : International Society for Heart Research. American Section. Meeting
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 1984-05-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015006699881

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Calcium Antagonists Excerpt :

From the Proceedings of the Meeting of the American Section of the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) at Hilton Head, South Carolina, September 21-24, 1983

Evidence Based Imaging Book

Evidence Based Imaging


  • Author : L. Santiago Medina
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-04-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 680
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441977779

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Evidence Based Imaging Excerpt :

Evidence-Based Imaging is a user-friendly guide to the evidence-based science and merit defining the appropriate use of medical imaging in both adult and pediatric patients. Chapters are divided into major areas of medical imaging and cover the most prevalent diseases in developed countries, including the four major causes of mortality and morbidity: injury, coronary artery disease, cancer, and cerebrovascular disease. This book gives the reader a clinically-relevant overview of evidence-based imaging, with topics including epidemiology, patient selection, imaging strategies, test performance, cost-effectiveness, radiation safety and applicability. Each chapter is framed around important and provocative clinical questions relevant to the daily physician’s practice. Key points and summarized answers are highlighted so the busy clinician can quickly understand the most important evidence-based imaging data. A wealth of illustrations and summary tables reinforces the key evidence. This revised, softcover edition adds ten new chapters to the material from the original, hardcover edition, covering radiation risk in medical imaging, the economic and regulatory impact of evidence-based imaging in the new healthcare reform environment in the United States, and new topics on common disorders. By offering a clear understanding of the science behind the evidence, Evidence-Based Imaging fills a void for radiologists, family practitioners, pediatricians, surgeons, residents, and others with an interest in medical imaging and a desire to implement an evidence-based approach to optimize quality in patient care.

Image Processing in Radiology Book
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Image Processing in Radiology


  • Author : Emanuele Neri
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-12-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 438
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540498308

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Image Processing in Radiology Excerpt :

This book, written by leading experts from many countries, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of how to use 2D and 3D processing tools in clinical radiology. The opening section covers a wide range of technical aspects. In the main section, the principal clinical applications are described and discussed in depth. A third section focuses on a variety of special topics. This book will be invaluable to radiologists of any subspecialty.

Core Topics in Pre Operative Anaesthetic Assessment and Management Book

Core Topics in Pre Operative Anaesthetic Assessment and Management


  • Author : A. Agatha Crerar-Gilbert
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 323
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107103313

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Core Topics in Pre Operative Anaesthetic Assessment and Management Excerpt :

A practical guide to pre-operative management planning for trainee and consultant anaesthetists.

Clinical Nuclear Cardiology  State of the Art and Future Directions E Book Book

Clinical Nuclear Cardiology State of the Art and Future Directions E Book


  • Author : Barry L. Zaret
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-05-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 896
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323085724

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Clinical Nuclear Cardiology State of the Art and Future Directions E Book Excerpt :

Clinical Nuclear Cardiology—now in its fourth edition—covers the tremendous clinical growth in this field, focusing on new instrumentation and techniques. Drs. Barry L. Zaret and George A Beller address the latest developments in technology, radiopharmaceuticals, molecular imaging, and perfusion imaging. Thoroughly revised to include 20 new chapters—Digital/Fast SPECT, Imaging in Revascularized Patients, and more—this new edition provides state-of-the-art guidance on key areas and hot topics with stunning visuals. Online access to the fully searchable text at expertconsult.com includes highly illustrated case studies that let you see the problem using a variety of imaging modalities. In other words, this is an invaluable resource no clinician or researcher in nuclear cardiology should be without. Features an editorial and contributing team of worldwide leaders in nuclear cardiology to provide you with current and authoritative guidance. Includes a section focusing on acute coronary syndromes to provide you with practical management tools for these conditions. Presents a full-color design that allows color images to be integrated throughout the text. Includes access to the fully searchable contents of the book online at expertconsult.com, along with highly illustrated case studies that let you see the problem using a variety of imaging modalities. Features 20 new chapters including Cellular Mechanisms of Tracer Uptake and Clearance; Attenuation/Scatter Corrections: Clinical Aspects; Hybrid Imaging; Digital/Fast SPECT; Imaging in Revascularized Patients; and more. Focuses on perfusion imaging in a section dedicated to this hot topic so you get all the information you need to stay current.

Mayo Clinic Family Health Book Book

Mayo Clinic Family Health Book


  • Author : Mayo Clinic
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release Date : 2019-09-09
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 1116
  • ISBN 10 : 9780795351020

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Mayo Clinic Family Health Book Excerpt :

Now updated: With more than a million copies sold, this comprehensive guide lets you quickly check symptoms, learn about treatments, and prevent illnesses. The information in this invaluable reference is easy-to-understand and organized into convenient sections: Injuries and Symptoms, Pregnancy and Healthy Children, Healthy Adults, Diseases and Disorders, Tests and Treatments. Also included is a forty-eight-page color section to help understand human anatomy. From infancy to old age, from prevention to treatment, from standard practices to alternative medicine, the comprehensive fifth edition of the Mayo Clinic Family Health Book is a must-have for every family, from a world leader in patient care and health information that employs more than 4,500 physicians, scientists and researchers advancing medical science.

Multi Modality Atherosclerosis Imaging and Diagnosis Book

Multi Modality Atherosclerosis Imaging and Diagnosis


  • Author : Luca Saba
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461474258

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Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the world, resulting mostly from the sudden ruptures of atherosclerosis carotid plaques. Understanding why and how plaque develops and ruptures requires a multi-disciplinary approach such as radiology, biomedical engineering, medical physics, software engineering, hardware engineering, pathological and histological imaging. Multi-Modality Atherosclerosis Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment presents a new dimension of understanding Atherosclerosis in 2D and 3D. This book presents work on plaque stress analysis in order to provide a general framework of computational modeling with atherosclerosis plaques. New algorithms based on 3D and 4D Ultrasound are presented to assess the atherosclerotic disease as well as very recent advances in plaque multimodality image fusion analysis. The goal of Multi-Modality Atherosclerosis Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment is to fuse information obtained from different 3D medical image modalities, such as 3D US, CT and MRI, providing the medical doctor with some sort of augmented reality information about the atherosclerotic plaque in order to improve the accuracy of the diagnosis. Analysis of the plaque dynamics along the cardiac cycle is also a valuable indicator for plaque instability assessment and therefore for risk stratification. 4D Ultrasound, a sequence of 3D reconstructions of the region of interest along the time, can be used for this dynamic analysis. Multimodality Image Fusion is a very appealing approach because it puts together the best characteristics of each modality, such as, the high temporal resolution of US and the high spatial resolutions of MRI and CT.

Issues in Circulatory and Lymphatic Research  2011 Edition Book

Issues in Circulatory and Lymphatic Research 2011 Edition


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release Date : 2012-01-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 797
  • ISBN 10 : 9781464965715

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Issues in Circulatory and Lymphatic Research 2011 Edition Excerpt :

Issues in Circulatory and Lymphatic Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Circulatory and Lymphatic Research. The editors have built Issues in Circulatory and Lymphatic Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Circulatory and Lymphatic Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Circulatory and Lymphatic Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Oxford Textbook of Medicine  Cardiovascular Disorders Book

Oxford Textbook of Medicine Cardiovascular Disorders


  • Author : David Warrell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 686
  • ISBN 10 : 9780192512505

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The Oxford Textbook of Medicine: Cardiovascular Disorders is selected from the cardiology section of the renowned Oxford Textbook of Medicine. An authoritative resource on heart disease and beautifully illustrated in full colour, it is an essential guide to best practice in managing and preventing a wide variety of cardiovascular disorders. Chapters on arrhythmias, acute coronary syndromes and cardiac surgery have been completely revised and updated, together with new chapters on blood vessels and the endothelium, cardiac physiology, syncope and palpitations, and cardio-renal syndrome. Heart failure and heart disease in pregnancy are thoroughly treated, while imaging chapters evaluate the latest techniques and illustrate all clinical features with detailed images. In 46 finely crafted chapters with clear essentials, experts in cardiovascular disease review the essentials of diagnosis, guidelines and practice and provide a wealth of practical advice for use in clinical situations. In addition, background information on epidemiology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology encourages a fuller understanding of conditions, and more than 350 full colour images help with diagnosis. This essential reference tool supports all medical professionals seeking a general outline of treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disorders, and fills the gap between undergraduate teaching texts and specialist texts for cardiologists. Cardiologists and general physicians will find it immensely valuable when diagnosing and managing heart disease in their day-to-day practice. It is also of usefor trainees in cardiology and general medicine, especiallythose interested in applied cardiovascular pathophysiology.

Atlas of Non Invasive Coronary Angiography by Multidetector Computed Tomography Book
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Atlas of Non Invasive Coronary Angiography by Multidetector Computed Tomography


  • Author : Guillem Pons-Llado
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-03-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN 10 : 9780387330488

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Atlas of Non Invasive Coronary Angiography by Multidetector Computed Tomography Excerpt :

This atlas presents over 160 illustrations, with 116 in color, and illustrates the capacity of multidetector CT for the analysis of the anatomy of the coronary arteries. The multidetector CT scanner speeds diagnosis and treatment of patients. One of its many uses is to perform CT coronary angiography. Multidetector CT provides clear pictures and takes less time than other non-invasive techniques. The book is written by cardiologists and radiologists.

Coronary Angiography Book

Coronary Angiography


  • Author : Baskot Branislav
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 430
  • ISBN 10 : 9789533076751

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Coronary Angiography Excerpt :

In the intervening 10 years tremendous advances in the field of cardiac computed tomography have occurred. We now can legitimately claim that computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the coronary arteries is available. In the evaluation of patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD), many guidelines today consider CTA an alternative to stress testing. The use of CTA in primary prevention patients is more controversial in considering diagnostic test interpretation in populations with a low prevalence to disease. However the nuclear technique most frequently used by cardiologists is myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). The combination of a nuclear camera with CTA allows for the attainment of coronary anatomic, cardiac function and MPI from one piece of equipment. PET/SPECT cameras can now assess perfusion, function, and metabolism. Assessing cardiac viability is now fairly routine with these enhancements to cardiac imaging. This issue is full of important information that every cardiologist needs to now.

Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Book

Cardiovascular Computed Tomography


  • Author : James Stirrup
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 577
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198809272

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Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Excerpt :

Recent years have seen a marked increase in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) imaging, with the technique now integrated into many imaging guidelines, such as those published by ESC and NICE. Rapid clinical and technological progress has created a need for guidance on the practical aspects of CT image acquisition, analysis and interpretation. The Oxford Specialist Handbook of Cardiovascular CT, now revised for the second edition by practising international experts with many years of hands-on experience, is designed to fulfil this need. The Handbook is a practical guide on performing, analysing and interpreting cardiovascular CT scans, covering all aspects from patient safety to optimal image acquisition to differential diagnoses of tricky images. It takes an international approach to both accreditation and certification, highlighting British, European, and American examinations and courses. The format is designed to be accessible and is laid out in easy to navigate sections. It is meant as a quick-reference guide, to live near the CT scanner, workstation, or on the office shelf. The Handbook is aimed at all cardiovascular CT users (Cardiologists, Radiologists and Radiographers), particularly those new to cardiovascular CT, although even the advanced user should find useful tips and tricks within.

Acute Coronary Syndromes Book

Acute Coronary Syndromes


  • Author : Pierre Théroux
  • Publisher : Philadelphia, PA : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015052661926

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Acute Coronary Syndromes Excerpt :

Theroux (Montreal Heart Institute and U. of Montreal) provides a preface discussing progress made in the field since the introduction of the coronary care unit, which is followed by 50 contributions on acute coronary syndromes and clinical practice, pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, revascularization, special populations, the course of the disease's development, and prospects for the future. Baunwald, author of Heart Disease--A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, offers a brief foreword acknwledging the explosion of developments in the study of the non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes and welcoming this volume as a companion to his own work. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).