Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging

Edited by Marcelo Fernando Di Carli, MD
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Recent years have seen numerous advances in cardiovascular nuclear medicine technology, leading to more precise diagnoses and treatment and an expanded understanding of the molecular basis for cardiac disease. Nuclear Cardiology and Multimodal Cardiovascular Imaging is a one-stop, comprehensive guide to the diagnostic and clinical implications of this complex and increasingly important technology. Part of the Braunwald family of renowned cardiology references, it provides cutting-edge coverage of multimodal cardiac imaging along with case vignettes and integrated teaching content-ideal for cardiologists, cardiology fellows, radiologists, and nuclear medicine physicians. 

Key Features
  • Features all the latest cardiovascular nuclear medicine studies with practical, evidence-based implications for personalized patient evaluation and treatment. 

  • Presents a consistent, patient-centered approach using integrated case vignettes correlated with specific nuclear medicine imaging findings. Discusses patient assessment criteria, risk factor criteria, pathology, evaluation criteria, outcomes, and other clinical implications. 

  • Covers a full range of imaging technologies, including SPECT/CT, PET/CT, and CT/MR hybrid radionuclide cardiovascular imaging studies. 

  • Addresses emerging clinical applications of nuclear imaging techniques for precision-based medicine, including targeted molecular imaging and cell therapies. 

  • Includes sections on instrumentation/principles of imaging; protocols and interpretation; applications in coronary artery disease, special populations, and heart failure; artificial intelligence, and more. 

  • Contains guidelines and appropriate use documents to provide appropriate context for clinicians. 

  • Features hundreds of high-quality figures including multimodal cardiac imaging studies, anatomic illustrations, and graphs. 

  • Provides Key Point summaries, 50 procedural videos, and 100 multiple-choice questions and answers to reinforce understanding and facilitate review. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices 

ISBN 9780323763035
Author Information Edited by Marcelo Fernando DiCarli, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Table of Content 1      Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
2      Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
3      Principles of myocardial blood flow quantification with SPECT and PET imaging
4      Radiopharmaceuticals for SPECT and PET and imaging protocols
5       Recognizing and preventing artifacts with SPECT and PET imaging
6       Approaches to minimize patient dose in nuclear cardiology
7       Patient with new onset stable chest pain syndrome
8       Patient with known stable coronary artery disease
9       Patient with prior revascularization
10     Pre-operative risk evaluation: when and how?
11     Imaging in Patients with Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department
12     Assessing the biology of high risk plaque features with molecular imaging
13     Patient with suspected coronary microvascular dysfunction
14     Patient with cardiometabolic disease (diabetes mellitus and obesity)
15     Patients with chronic kidney disease
16     Women with suspected ischemic heart disease
17     Risk stratification and cost-effectiveness of nuclear scintigraphy in stable CAD
18     The patient with new onset heart failure
19     Metabolic remodeling in heart failure
20     Patient with ischemic cardiomyopathy (ischemia and viability)
21     Novel approaches for the evaluation of arrhythmic risk
22     Screening for transplant vasculopathy
23     Patient with known or suspected myocardial inflammation (cardiac sarcoidosis)
24     Patient with known or suspected amyloidosis
25     Applications of nuclear imaging in cardio-oncology (cardiac function, myocarditis, radiation vasculopathy, etc)
26     Molecular imaging of myocardial infarction and remodeling
27     Patient with mechanical dyssynchrony
28     Aortic stenosis & Bioprosthetic Valve Degeneration
29     Infective endocarditis
30     Large vessel vasculitis
31     Peripheral arterial disease
32     Artificial Intelligence in Nuclear Cardiology
Publication Date 19-11-2021
Pages 444
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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