Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Paperback | May 15, 2013

bySaul G. Myerson, Jane Francis, Stefan Neubauer

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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) is a rapidly expanding imaging method in cardiology which provides unparalleled diagnostic information about the heart. It is however a complex technique and though the availability of scanners is increasing quickly, the expertise required to perform thescans is limited. While no book is a substitute for experience, this handbook provides an invaluable guide to performing and interpreting the scans which should aid both new and experienced operators. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance is an indispensable guide to performing and interpreting CMR scans. What to look for, which sequences to include, how to acquire them, and how to interpret the images are all included in the handbook. The information is provided in a quick-reference, easy-to-useformat with many images from real cases, and is designed to sit on the scanning console or in the office, providing a step-by-step guide to aid the CMR practitioner at every stage. All areas of cardiovascular imaging are covered, including tips and tricks for optimal imaging and how to avoid andspot artefacts. From patient safety to differential diagnoses of tricky images, to an easy to understand section on the science behind magnetic resonance, all aspects are covered in this concise yet comprehensive guide to this specialist area. Whether a novice or expert in the field, all readersshould find this book a useful tool. It is an invaluable reference that no CMR department should be without.

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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) is a rapidly expanding imaging method in cardiology which provides unparalleled diagnostic information about the heart. It is however a complex technique and though the availability of scanners is increasing quickly, the expertise required to perform thescans is limited. While no book is a substi...

Saul Myerson is an honorary consultant cardiologist at the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. His clinical and research interests are in cardiovascular magnetic resonance and other non-invasive cardiac imaging and he has been performing CMR for over 10 years. He has published widely, is editor of...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:May 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199682925

ISBN - 13:9780199682928

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Table of Contents

1. Understanding CMR2. Scan set-up and optimisation3. Image acquisition4. Image processing5. Ventricular function assessment6. Ischaemic heart disease7. Inheritable cardiomyopathies8. Myocardial inflammation and infiltration9. Cardiac tumours and other masses10. Valve disease11. Pericardial disease12. Congenital heart disease13. Aortic disease14. Peripheral arteries15. Coronary MR imaging16. Systemic and pulmonary veins17. Extra-cardiac findings18. New horizons for CMR