Large-vessel vasculitis

Nov 21, 2021 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Large-vessel vasculitis

KEY POINTS • Large-vessel vasculitides are a broad spectrum of diseases that can affect the aorta and its main branches. • Multimodality imaging plays an essential role in the diagnosis…

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Peripheral arterial disease

Nov 21, 2021 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Peripheral arterial disease

KEY POINTS • PAD is prevalent and associated with high morbidity and mortality but is frequently underdiagnosed. • Conventional approaches to diagnosis, including ABI and angiography (invasive and noninvasive), can…

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Infective endocarditis

Nov 21, 2021 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Infective endocarditis

KEY POINTS • A diagnosis of PVE and CDI is sometimes difficult to reach when applying the classic modified DC, in which imaging criteria relies on ECHO alone. Nuclear medicine…

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Patients undergoing cancer treatment

Nov 21, 2021 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Patients undergoing cancer treatment

KEY POINTS • Radionuclide and multimodality imaging are essential to the care of patients at risk for incident cardiovascular disease during or after cancer treatment, either because of preexisting cardiovascular…

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