By Allard C. van der Wal, Anton E. Becker (auth.), Ernst E. Van Der Wall, Paul K. Blanksma, Menco G. Niemeyer, Willem Vaalburg, Harry J. G. M. Crijns (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400708661

ISBN-13: 9789400708662

ISBN-10: 9401037469

ISBN-13: 9789401037464

In Advanced Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease, the position of a number of imaging innovations in diagnosing atherosclerosis, overview of myocardial ischemia, myocardial viability, and center failure are commonly mentioned. the problems derived from cardiac puppy are offered with regards to the traditional concepts, comparable to echocardiography, SPECT and MRI. moreover, more moderen imaging innovations resembling intracoronary ultrasound, electron beam computed tomography, and Raman spectroscopy are given extensive cognizance. the results of drug therapy, comparable to anti-ischemic and lipid-lowering medicines, also are evaluated.
This ebook will help medical cardiologists, nuclear drugs physicians, fellows in cardiology and nuclear drugs, radiochemists, uncomplicated examine fellows, and technicians, in figuring out the hot advances in scientific cardiac PET.

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