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Establishing Better Standards of Care in Doppler Echocardiography, Computed Tomography and Nuclear Cardiology

Since the introduction of Doppler Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Coronary CT imaging, clinicians and researchers have been searching for ways to improve their use of these important tools in both the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. To keep up with cutting edge improvements in these fields, experts from around the world have come together in this book to provide the reader with the most up to date information to explain how, why and when these different non-invasive imaging tools should be used. This book will not only serve its reader well today but well into the future.

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Establishing Better Standards of Care in Doppler Echocardiography, Computed Tomography and...Edited by Richard M. Fleming

Published: July 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/870

ISBN: 978-953-307-366-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6435-7

Copyright year: 2011

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53291 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Superior Vena Cava Doppler Flow Changes in Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

By Yun You Duan and Li Jun Yuan


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2. The use of Tricuspid Annular Plane Systolic Excursion and Tissue Doppler Imaging Velocities for the Estimation of Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Function in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

By Vasilios Papaioannou and Ioannis Pneumatikos


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3. Endomyocardial Biopsy Guided by Echocardiography

By Alfredo Inácio Fiorelli, Wilson Mathias Junior and Noedir Antonio Groppo Stolf


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4. Doppler Echocardiographic Changes in Respiratory Diseases

By Mohammed Al-Biltagi and Adel Salah Bediwy


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5. Tissue Doppler in Ischemic Heart Disease

By Ola Gjesdal and Thor Edvardsen


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6. Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function by Echocardiography

By Juan Lacalzada, Amelia Duque, Alejandro de la Rosa, Antonio Barragan, María Manuela Izquierdo, Eduardo Arroyo, Ana Laynez and Ignacio Laynez


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7. Left Ventricle Postinfarction Aneurism: Comparison Between Diagnostic Value of Different Methods of Visualization

By Maryna N. Dolzhenko, Sergey V. Potashev and Natalia N. Nosenko


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8. Doppler Contrast Echocardiography

By Vincent L. Sorrell and Sachin Kumar


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9. Factors Influencing Doppler Blood Flow and its Measurements

By Tie-Sheng Cao and Li-Jun Yuan


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10. The Importance of Doppler-echocardiography in the Assessment of the Athlete’s Heart

By Gábor Pavlik and Zsuzsanna Kneffel


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11. Cardiopulmonary Disease in the Liver Transplant Patient: The Role of Doppler Echocardiography

By Michael Ramsay


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12. Echocardiography in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

By Małgorzata Wisłowska


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13. Fleming-Harrington Redistribution Wash-in Washout (FHRWW): The Platinum Standard for Nuclear Cardiology

By Richard M. Fleming and Gordon M. Harrington


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14. Diagnostic Value of Multisliced Computed Tomography in Coronary Arteries Atherosclerotic Lesions Detection in the Patients with Coronary Heart Disease - a Comparative Study

By Maryna N. Dolzhenko, Sergey V. Potashev and Natalia N. Nosenko


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