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Download and read online Echocardiography Board Review in PDF and EPUB Echocardiography Board Review, 2nd Edition 500 Multiple Choice Questions with Discussion Ramdas G. Pai, MD, Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA, USA Padmini Varadarajan, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Loma Linda University, CA, USA Echocardiography is an essential tool for the modern-day cardiologist and routinely used in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of patients with suspected or known heart diseases. This best-selling book now returns in a fully revised new edition, once again providing cardiologists and cardiology/echocardiography trainees with a rapid reference, self-assessment question and answer guide to all aspects of echocardiography. Packed with full-color images and written by experienced echocardiographers, the book covers: applied ultrasound physics practical hydrodynamics valvular heart disease myocardial diseases congenital heart disease non-invasive hemodynamics surgical echocardiography Containing 500 case-based questions, including clear explanations and discussions for every question, Echocardiography Board Review, 2nd Edition, is the perfect preparation guide for all those about to take the National Board of Echocardiography’s Board exam, including cardiology and echocardiography trainees and specialist physicians preparing for re-certification. Sonographers planning to take RDCS or RDMS certification examinations should find this book very helpful as well. Of related interest Practical Manual of Echocardiography in the Urgent Setting Fridman, ISBN 978-0-470-65997-7 Successful Accreditation in Echocardiography: A Self-Assessment Guide Banypersad, ISBN 978-0-470-65692-1 Website www.wiley.com/go/cardiology
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Download and read online Cardiac SPECT Imaging in PDF and EPUB Cardiac SPECT Imaging, Second Edition offers the best of all possible worlds--a critical topic, internationally recognized authors and cutting-edge coverage. It guides you through all aspects of the modality--from basic principles (acquiring and processing images, quality control)...and clinical applications (evaluating myocardial infarction and coronary artery disease)...to the very latest equipment. It even compares SPECT with other modalities (PET, CT, MRI, and echocardiography) to ensure smart, cost-effective decisions by both the cardiologist and nuclear medicine physician.Look for new chapters on attenuation correction, gated perfusion SPECT, radiopharmaceuticals, and myocardial perfusion SPECT, as well as the very latest on myocardial perfusion SPECT in conjunction with exercise and pharmacologic stress, assessment of perfusion/viability with Tc-99m agents, how SPECT compares with other advanced cardiac imaging modalities, and more!
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