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Title Handbook of nuclear cardiology : cardiac SPECT and cardiac PET / Gary V. Heller, Robert C. Hendel, editors.
Imprint London ; New York : Springer, 2013.

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Subject Heart -- Radionuclide imaging -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Heart -- diagnostic imaging.
Heart -- radionuclide imaiging.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- diagnostic imaging.
Positron-Emission Tomography.
Radiopharmaceuticals -- pharmacology.
Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon.
Alt Name Heller, Gary V.
Hendel, Robert.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 221 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Ordering the Test: Nuclear Cardiology Procedures -- SPECT -- Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography -- Part 2. Patient Selection, Which Patient? -- Overview of Guidelines and Appropriate Use Criteria -- Assessment of Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease -- Evaluation of Patients with Known Coronary Artery Disease -- Preoperative Evaluation -- The Role of Cardiac Nuclear Imaging in Heart Failure -- Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Specific Patient Populations -- Part 3. Test performance: How to do it -- Exercise Stress Testing -- Pharmacologic Stress Testing -- SPECT Radiopharmaceuticals -- SPECT Instrumentation -- PET Radiopharmaceuticals -- PET Instrumentation -- Radiation Safety -- Part 4. Test Results: What Do They Mean? -- Interpretation and Reporting of SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging -- Diagnosis, Risk Stratification and Management of Ischemic Heart Disease with Nuclear Cardiology -- Part 5. Comparative effectiveness of Nuclear Cardiology -- Exercise Tolerance Testing -- Echocardiography -- Cardiac Computed Tomography Imaging -- Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) Imaging -- Cardiac Catheterization.
Summary Nuclear cardiology procedures have been a mainstay in non-invasive testing for the diagnosis and risk stratification of coronary artery disease for many years. Although a mature field with a multitude of clinical applications, the advances in agents and imaging procedures have been remarkable and important to document. Handbook of Nuclear Cardiology: Cardiac SPECT and Cardiac PET reviews the important indications for nuclear cardiology procedures, and provides a description of the procedures themselves, including both SPECT and the newer PET imaging protocols as well as key references. The book emphasizes how noninvasive testing results can be used clinically and the appropriateness of such techniques. The editors and their contributors present critical clinical information on cardiac SPECT and PET within a concise and logical structure, which will be vital for trainees, practicing physicians, nurses and technologists looking for a brief, up-to-date overview and reference volume for nuclear cardiology.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781447129455 (electronic bk.)
1447129458 (electronic bk.)
144712944X
9781447129448
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4471-2945-5
OCLC # 813218655
Additional Format Print version: Handbook of nuclear cardiology. [S.l.] : Springer, 2012 9781447129448



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