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Intravascular Ultrasound : Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine - J. R. Roelandt

Intravascular Ultrasound

Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine

By: J. R. Roelandt (Editor), W. J. Gussenhoven (Editor), N. Bom (Editor)

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Published: 30th June 1993
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Intracoronary ultrasound is a rapidly evolving imaging modality and the increasing number of published studies indicates that the technique is safe and provides incremental and more detailed diagnostic information than coronary angiography.
The technique has the potential to study the pathobiology of atherosclerosis, to clarify the significance of angiographically equivocal lesions and has helped us to understand the mechanisms, effects and complications of catheter-based revascularization procedures. Combinations of imaging and therapeutic devices are being developed for both guidance and assessment of the revascularization procedure. Three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary segments is now possible in real time and provides the opertor with more detailed information on coronary pathology. In this monograph, leading experts in the field present the state of the art of all these new developments.

Preface
List of Contributors
From idea to clinical applicationp. 1
Intracoronary ultrasound scanning - clinical experience and new insightsp. 17
Differentiation of coronary syndromes with intracoronary ultrasoundp. 33
Similarities and differences between coronary and iliofemoral arteries related to intravascular ultrasoundp. 45
Three-dimensional intracoronary ultrasound. Goals and practical problemsp. 63
Computer-aided intravascular ultrasound diagnosticsp. 79
High frequency ultrasound scanning of the arterial wallp. 91
Quantitative characterization of arterial tissue and blood: complications and perspectivesp. 109
Ultrasonic scattering properties of bloodp. 119
Technical considerations of intravascular ultrasound in the great vesselsp. 141
Displacement sensing device enabling accurate documentation of catheter tip positionp. 257
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ISBN: 9780792323013
ISBN-10: 0792323017
Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 170
Published: 30th June 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.98
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised