CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

Coronary artery Disease

Apr 1, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Coronary artery Disease

FIGURE 4-1 Multiplanar reformat image shows angiographicallynormal LMCA and LAD coronary arteries. FIGURE 4-2 Multiplanar reformat view of the Cx indicates no angiographically definable disease. FIGURE 4-3 Multiplanar reformat view…

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Pericardial Disease

Apr 1, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Pericardial Disease

Amr M. Ajlan, MD, FRCPCJonathon Leipsic, MD CASE 1 Normal Pericardial Anatomy by CT A 74-year-old woman smoker presented with a productive cough. She did not improve despite a course…

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Semilunar Valves

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Kamran Shaikh, MD, FASE, FACCDipan J. Shah, MD INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT OF SEMILUNAR VALVES BY CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE The assessment of valvular heart disease involves:   • assessment of the…

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Congenital Heart Disease

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FIGURE 9-1 Frame from a horizontal long-axis SSFP cine acquisition demonstrates enlargement of the RA and RV. FIGURE 9-2 Dark-blood double inversion recovery (DIR) imaging in the axial plane at…

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Genetic Myocardial Disease

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FIGURE 6-1 Precordial leads from an eCG performed as part of a routine checkup in a 43-year-old man demonstrate marked T-wave abnormality, particularly in V3 through V6. Family history revealed…

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Pulmonary Hypertension

Apr 1, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Pulmonary Hypertension

Ashish Aneja, MD OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE OF CARDIAC MRI IN PULMONARY HYPERTENSION Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) is defined by a mean pulmonary arterial pressure (mPAP) over 25 mm Hg at…

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Ischemic Myocardial Disease

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Subha V. Raman, MD, MSEE, FACC, FAHA INTRODUCTION Ischemic heart disease (IHD) requires precise assessment of the myocardium—the presence and extent of irreversibly injured, ischemic and nonischemic/noninjured muscle are essential…

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Cardiac Masses

Apr 1, 2017 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Cardiac Masses

John D. Grizzard, MDNavneet Narula, MDJonathan W. Weinsaft, MD CARDIAC NEOPLASMS PATIENT HISTORY A 45-year-old woman presents for evaluation in the context of progressive dyspnea. Prior medical evaluation is significant…

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