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Cardiac investigation—nuclear and other imaging techniques

Nikant Sabharwal and Harald Becher.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Nuclear Medicine. 5442 words.

Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy

Three radioisotopic tracers are routinely used in single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging: thallium-201...

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Cardiac investigation—nuclear and other imaging techniques

Nikant Sabharwal, Andrew Kelion, Theo Karamitsos and Stefan Neubauer.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Nuclear Medicine. 7621 words.

Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) provides physiological information about the coronary circulation, in contrast to the anatomical information provided by angiography.

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Cardiac positron emission tomography (PET)

Nikant Sabharwal, Chee Yee Loong and Andrew Kelion.

in Nuclear Cardiology

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nuclear Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine. 2251 words.

Introduction to cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) - PET instrumentation (1) - PET instrumentation (2) - Radiopharmaceuticals for cardiac PET (1) - Radiopharmaceuticals for cardiac PET...

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Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging

Alan R. Morrison, Joseph C. Wu and Mehran M. Sadeghi.

in Nuclear Cardiac Imaging

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Nuclear Medicine. 24449 words.

Cardiovascular molecular imaging is a relatively young but rapidly expanding discipline that consists of a biologically-targeted approach to the assessment of physiologic and pathologic...

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Cost Effectiveness of Imaging with Nuclear Cardiology

Lawrence M. Phillips and Leslee J. Shaw.

in Nuclear Cardiac Imaging

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Nuclear Medicine. 6024 words.

This chapter focuses on the economic data available for cardiovascular (CV) imaging. The total costs of testing are substantively lower than those associated with invasive procedures. There...

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Dose Calibrator Pitfalls

Daniel A. Pryma.

in Nuclear Medicine

September 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Nuclear Medicine. 1280 words.

Chapter 12 describes dose calibrator pitfalls including contamination, wrong setting, and high background activity.

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The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

Edited by A. John Camm, Thomas F. Lüscher and Patrick W. Serruys.

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiology; Nuclear Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology; Nephrology; Urology; Infectious Diseases; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Obstetrics; Surgery. 1424 pages.

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine has become the definitive print and online reference work for every cardiology trainee, general cardiologist and specialist cardiologist as they...

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The gamma camera

Nikant Sabharwal, Chee Yee Loong and Andrew Kelion.

in Nuclear Cardiology

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nuclear Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1827 words.

Crystals and collimators - Photomultiplier tubes and electronics - Gamma camera performance parameters and quality control (1) - Gamma camera performance parameters and quality control (2)

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Gamma Camera Artifacts

Daniel A. Pryma.

in Nuclear Medicine

September 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Nuclear Medicine. 1831 words.

Chapter 8 explains gamma camera artifacts including cracked and hygroscopic crystals, photomultiplier tube malfunctions, and flood nonuniformity.

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Gated SPECT MPI

Manuel D. Cerqueira.

in Nuclear Cardiac Imaging

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Nuclear Medicine. 5177 words.

Protocols for SPECT MPI have evolved over the last 40-years based on the following factors: available radiotracers and gamma camera imaging systems, alternative methods of stress, the needs...

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