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Cardiovascular MR in Congenital Heart Disease

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The last 10 years has seen explosive expansion of the number of centres performing cardiov- cular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

The last 10 years has seen explosive expansion of the number of centres performing cardiov- cular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging. The majority of this expansion has been in the ? eld of adult ischaemic imaging, but congenital heart disease remains one of the main indications for CMR. Importantly, the greatly improved survival of patients with congenital heart disease gives us a burgeoning adult population living with the sequelae of the disease (grown-up c- genital heart disease - GUCH). Without previous experience or formal training, the interpretation of CMR images of patients with congenital heart disease can be dif? cult. The main aim of this book is to create a portable resource that offers ef? cient access to high-quality MR (and where appropriate, CT) images of the common congenital and structural heart abnormalities. We hope that by prov- ing key images for each condition and a clear interpretation of the MR appearances, we will improve the reader's understanding of the conditions, facilitate their interpretation of images and optimise the planning of the imaging protocols during their own practice of congenital CMR. As with any publication from a single institution, the contents of this book represent our own practice. We have not written a de? nitive or exhaustive description of the conditions.

Klappentext

The interpretation of MR images of congenital heart disease can be difficult without previous experience or formal training. This book provides insight into specific, pathologic conditions along with key MR and CT images depicting the pathology with a clear interpretation. Each image is detailed and clearly labeled with a central key for the specific condition, allowing the reader to track anatomical structures through the separate imaging planes. A concise yet clear interpretation of each image is given to aid learning. The imaging planes and protocols used to obtain the images are presented, allowing the user to plan future MR studies of patients with similar conditions.



Zusammenfassung
From the reviews: "Cardiovascular MRI in Congenital Heart Disease ... is an excellent example of what a small imaging atlas should be. It is short but concise, filled with beautiful images and diagrams, and packed with high-yield information. ... the still images are of excellent quality, and the findings are well demonstrated. ... an excellent reference atlas for reviewing the appearance of congenital cardiac anomalies on MRI scans. ... could be exceptionally useful to any reader asked to perform an MRI scan on patients with congenital heart disease." (Daniel Cornfeld, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 304 (21), December, 2010)

Inhalt

Technical Considerations.- MR Imaging Under GA.- Imaging Protocol.- Normal Anatomy-Axial.- Normal Anatomy-Coronal.- Normal Anatomy-Sagittal.- Image Planes-Ventricles.- Imaging Planes-Left Ventricular Outflow Tract.- Imaging Planes-Right Ventricular Outflow Tract.- Imaging Planes-Branch PAs.- Imaging Planes-Tricuspid Valve.- Imaging Planes-Coronary Arteries.- Atrial Septal Defect.- Sinus Venosus Defect.- Atrioventricular Septal Defect.- Ventricular Septal Defect.- Aortic Valve Stenosis.- Aortic Valve Incompetence.- Coarctation of the Aorta.- Repaired Coarctation of the Aorta: Complications.- Interrupted Aortic Arch.- Aortic Vascular Rings.- Left Pulmonary Artery Sling.- Marfan Syndrome.- Williams Syndrome.- Mitral Stenosis.- Mitral Regurgitation.- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.- Dilated Cardiomypathy.- Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy.- Tetralogy of Fallot.- Tetralogy of Fallot: Repaired.- Pulmonary Stenosis.- Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Implantation.- Pulmonary Atresia and VSD.- Transposition of the Great Arteries: Arterial Switch Operation.- Transposition of the Great Arteries: Senning and Mustard Repair.- TGA with VSD and PS.- Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries.- Common Arterial Trunk.- Double Outlet Right Ventricle.- Double Inlet Left Ventricle.- Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome: Norwood Stage 1.- Bi-directional Cavo-pulmonary (Glenn) shunt.- Fontan-Type Circulation (Tricuspid Atresia).- Total Cavo-pulmonary Connection.- Anomalous Coronary Arteries.- Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery.- Kawasaki Disease.- Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage.- Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage.- Ebstein's Anomaly.- Right Isomerism.- Left Isomerism.- List of Abbreviations.- Further reading.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Cardiovascular MR in Congenital Heart Disease
Untertitel: An Imaging Atlas
Editor:
EAN: 9783540698364
ISBN: 978-3-540-69836-4
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Genre: Medizin
Anzahl Seiten: 164
Gewicht: 563g
Größe: H266mm x B197mm x T17mm
Jahr: 2010
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