Nuclear Cardiology: Practical Applications, Third Edition

Nuclear Cardiology: Practical Applications, Third Edition

The book physicians turn to for clarification on any aspect of nuclear cardiology

Nuclear Cardiology: Practical Applications, Third Edition provides concise, expert guidance on indications for nuclear cardiology procedures, specification of tests, and interpretation of results. Completely updated with the latest techniques and procedures, this well-illustrated guide is essential to clinicians who require a practical understanding of this specialty as well as trainees, including cardiology fellows and radiology residents. Readers will learn when to refer, which test to prescribe, and how to interpret the results.  Nuclear Cardiology is a must-have review for anyone seeking certification or recertification in nuclear cardiology.

• NEW SECTION of case-based scenarios with multiple-choice questions
• NEW online video component
• Full-color insert of radiographic images
• Cutting-edge coverage of new and emerging techniques in nuclear medicine
• Emphasis on indications for tests helps readers decide which nuclear test is the best choice for a particular problem 
• Review questions at the end of each chapter assure understanding of the material and prepare readers for certification testing

CONTENTS

Fundamentals of Nuclear Cardiology (110 pages)

1. Fundamentals of nuclear physics (Tauxe) (20)

2. Radiation safety and monitoring (35) (Tauxe)

Receiving/handling

Dose calibration

ALARA

Regulations

3. Radiopharmaceuticals (25)

SPECT

PET

Others

4. Nuclear cardiology instrumentation (Case) (25)

Detector characteristics and arrays

Collimations

Attenuation correction

Image processing including wide beam reconstruction

PET

5. Quality Assessment (Tilkemeier) (10)

6. Radiation-reduction strategies (Heller)

Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) (100 pages)

7. Stress testing (Hendel) (30)

8. SPECT protocols (Henzlova) (20)

Stress-only

Quantitation

Prone imaging

AC

9. PET MPI protocols (Beanlands) (10)

Agents (brief)

Devices

CBF

10. ECG-gating and LV function (Soman) (10)

Methods

Correlations

Dysnchrony

11. Interpretation and reporting. (Hendel) (20)

Artifacts

12. Quality Issues (Hendel/Tilkeimeir) (10)

Standards for QC

Metrics

QI programs

Accreditation/certificate

Indications and Applications of MPI (100 pages)

13. Overview of appropriate use (Hendel)

14. Suspected CAD (Dx) (Heller)

Sensitivity/specificity

Bayesian analysis

15. Risk assessment for ischemic heart disease (Douky)

16. Preoperative evaluation (Holly)

17. Post interventional assessment (Heller)

18. Heart failure (Soman)

Diagnosis

Role in treatment

Allograft vasculopathy

19. Unique populations (Doukky)

Diabetics

Women

Ethnic/Racial

Acute chest pain

s/p chemotherapy

20. Cost-effectiveness, including PET (Shaw)

Nuclear Cardiology Beyond Myocardial Perfusion (60 pages)

21. Viability determination SPECT/PET (Holly) (10)

22. First pass and equilibrium RNA (Williams) (10)

23. Neurohumoral Imaging (Travin) (10)

24. Ischemia fatty acid imaging (Tamaki) (10)

25. Inflammation and Infection imaging (Dorbala) (10)

Endocarditis

Sarcoidosis

Amyloidosis

26. SPECT and PET Hybrid imaging with CT and MR (Gropler) (10)

Alternative non-invasive testing (Compare more to NC) (40 pages)

27. ECG exercise testing (Miller) (10)

28. Echocardiograph (Gilliam) (10)

29. CACS & CCTA (Lundbye) (10)

30. CMR (Kramer) (10)

Case reviews and question (50 pages)

25 cases from multiple sites (selected authors from above)

Videos (20)

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  • Συγγραφέας: Heller
  • Εκδότης: McGraw
  • ISBN: 9781259644993
  • Σελίδες: 528
  • Έτος Έκδοσης: 2017
  • Διαθεσιμότητα: Διαθέσιμο
  • 162,00€
  • Χωρίς ΦΠΑ: 152,83€