Cardiac investigations

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cardiac investigations

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Exercise ECG - Cardiac computed tomography - Clinical applications of cardiac CT - Transthoracic echocardiography - Transthoracic Doppler imaging - The standard transthoracic ECHO - The standard transthoracic ECHO: continued - Assessment of wall motion - Assessment of LV systolic function - Assessment of LV diastolic function - Echocardiography in aortic stenosis - Transoesophageal echocardiography - TOE for a cardiac source of embolism - TOE in aortic dissection - TOE in endocarditis - TOE for mitral regurgitation (MR) - TOE for mitral valve prolapse - TOE for mitral valve repair - TOE in chronic ischaemic MR - TOE for mitral stenosis - TOE for assessment of cardiac masses - TOE assessment of mitral valve prosthesis - TOE for aortic valve prosthesis - Intraoperative TOE - Basic principles of nuclear cardiology - Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy: technical - Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy: clinical - Other nuclear cardiology investigations - Positron emission tomography scanning - Basic principles of cardiac MRI - Making CMR requests - CMR safety - Cardiomyopathy assessment - Myocarditis - Assessment of cardiac iron status - Ischaemia and viability assessment - CMR in valvular heart disease - CMR for congenital heart disease - CMR for pericardial disease - CMR evaluation of cardiac masses -

Chapter.  18893 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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