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Clinical Cardiac MRI

Publication year: 2005

ISBN: 978-3-540-26997-7

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MRI has become the preferred noninvasive imaging modality for the heart and great vessels. The substantial technological progress achieved in recent years has provided the user with state of the art MRI systems, but their optimal use can be limited by restricted awareness of the potential patient benefit and the necessity for teaching. This extensively illustrated volume, has been specifically compiled to meet these needs. Essential theoretical background information is provided, and imaging acquisition and potential pitfalls are considered in detail. Most importantly, structured guidelines are provided on the interpretation of clinical data in the wide range of cardiac pathology that can be encountered. Throughout, the emphasis is on the implementation of cardiac MRI in clinical practice.

Subject: Medicine, cardiac function, cardiac techniques, cardiology, cardiovascular, cardiovascular imaging, great vessels, heart, hypertension, magnetic resonance, radiology