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What's New in Cardiac Imaging? : Spect, Pet, and MRI - Ernst E. van der Wall

What's New in Cardiac Imaging?

Spect, Pet, and MRI

By: Ernst E. van der Wall (Editor), H. Sochor (Editor), Alberto Righetti (Editor), M. G. Niemeyer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1992
ISBN: 9780792316152
Number Of Pages: 550

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Since the introduction of myocardial perfusion imaging and radionuclide angiography in the mid-seventies, cardiovascular nuclear medicine has undergone an explosive growth. The use of nuclear cardiology techniques has become one of the cornerstones of the noninvasive assessment of coronary artery disease. In the past 15 years major steps have been made from visual analysis to quantitative analysis, from planar imaging to tomographic imaging, from detection of disease to prognosis, and from separate evaluations of perfusion, metabolism, and function to an integrated assessment of myocardial viability.
In recent years many more advances have been made in cardiovascular nuclear imaging, such as the development of new imaging agents, reevaluation of existing procedures, and new clinical applications. This book describes the most recent developments in nuclear cardiology and also addresses new contrast agents in MRI.
What's New in Cardiac Imaging will assist the clinical cardiologist, the cardiology fellow, the nuclear medicine physician, and the radiologist in understanding the most recent achievements in clinical cardiovascular nuclear imaging.

List of Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
What's new in cardiac imaging?p. 3
Why new cardiac imaging agents?p. 17
Perfusion
The value of measuring myocardial perfusion in coronary artery diseasep. 33
Single photon imaging
Myocardial perfusion imaging with xenon-133p. 41
Myocardial perfusion and krypton-81mp. 49
Myocardial perfusion imaging with technetium-99m isonitriles: attractive thallium substitutes?p. 69
Is there a specific role for technetium-99m SestaMIBI in the assessment of cardiac arrhythmias?p. 87
Technetium-99m complexes of functionalized diphosphines for myocardial perfusion imaging in manp. 93
Myocardial perfusion imaging with technetium-99m teboroximep. 111
Positron emission tomography
Clinical applications of rubidium-82 myocardial perfusion imagingp. 127
Nitrogen-13 ammonia perfusion imagingp. 143
Quantification of myocardial perfusion with oxygen-15 waterp. 157
Myocardial perfusion imaging with copper-62 labeled Cu-PTSMp. 165
Magnetic resonance imaging
Application of contrast agents in magnetic resonance imaging: additional value for detection of myocardial ischemia?p. 179
Magnetic resonance imaging using paramagnetic contrast agents in the clinical evaluation of myocardial infarctionp. 201
Metabolism
Assessment of myocardial metabolism in vivo, a biochemist's viewp. 223
Single photon imaging
Myocardial metabolic imaging with iodine-123 fatty acidsp. 229
Positron emission tomography
Assessment of myocardial fatty acid metabolism with carbon-11 palmitatep. 249
Myocardial metabolic imaging with fluorine-18 deoxyglucosep. 263
Myocardial metabolic imaging with carbon-11-acetatep. 277
Infarct-avid imaging
Single photon imaging
Infarct-avid imaging: usefulness, problems and limitationsp. 289
Myocyte necrosis-avid with radiolabeled antimyosin antibody: experimental and clinical acute myocardial infarction, myocarditis and heart transplant rejectionp. 295
Myocardial infarct imaging with cardiac troponin-I antibodiesp. 317
Function
Single photon imaging, positron emission tomography
Radionuclide imaging in the evaluation of cardiac function: new developments?p. 329
Single photon imaging
Krypton-81m equilibrium radionuclide ventriculography for the assessment of right ventricular functionp. 341
Simultaneous assessment of myocardial function and perfusionp. 353
Sympathetic nerve system
Single photon imaging
Radiolabeled metaiodobenzylguanidine (I-123 MIBG): value in clinical cardiology?p. 369
Scintigraphic assessment of cardiac innervation using iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidinep. 377
Clinical experience with iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidinep. 387
Positron emission tomography
Studies of cardiac receptors by positron emission tomographyp. 399
Heart neuronal imaging with carbon-11- and fluorine-18-labeled tracersp. 413
Leukocytes, platelets, lipoproteins
Single photon imaging
Labeling of leukocytes, platelets, and lipoproteins: useful in clinical cardiology?p. 429
Indium-111 leukocyte scintigraphy for detection of valvular abscesses and vegetationsp. 437
Detection of cardiac thrombi with indium-111 platelet scintigraphyp. 447
Scintigraphic detection of atherosclerosis with radiolabeled low density lipoproteinp. 455
Viability
Single photon imaging, positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging
Assessment of myocardial viability with scintigraphic techniques and magnetic resonance imaging: new attainments?p. 467
Positron emission tomography
Is it worth assessing regional myocardial viability with positron emission tomography?p. 479
Assessment of tissue viability after myocardial infarction with fluorine-18 deoxyglucose using planar imaging; the alternative approachp. 493
Alternative stress imaging Single photon imaging, echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging
New developments in pharmacological stress imagingp. 503
Indexp. 539
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ISBN: 9780792316152
ISBN-10: 0792316150
Series: NATO Asi Series. Series C, Mathematical and Physical Science
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 550
Published: 1st July 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.01

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