By Allard C. van der Wal, Anton E. Becker (auth.), Ernst E. Van Der Wall, Paul K. Blanksma, Menco G. Niemeyer, Willem Vaalburg, Harry J. G. M. Crijns (eds.)
In Advanced Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease, the function of a number of imaging strategies in diagnosing atherosclerosis, overview of myocardial ischemia, myocardial viability, and middle failure are greatly mentioned. the problems derived from cardiac puppy are awarded in terms of the traditional strategies, equivalent to echocardiography, SPECT and MRI. additionally, more moderen imaging ideas resembling intracoronary ultrasound, electron beam computed tomography, and Raman spectroscopy are given huge realization. the results of drug therapy, equivalent to anti-ischemic and lipid-lowering medicinal drugs, also are evaluated.
This publication will support medical cardiologists, nuclear drugs physicians, fellows in cardiology and nuclear drugs, radiochemists, simple learn fellows, and technicians, in realizing the recent advances in scientific cardiac PET.
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Advanced Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease, 15-27. © 1998 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. 16 Intravascular ultrasound Coronary interventional techniques have made dramatic advances over the last 20 years. More sophisticated interventional soft and hardware are now available for routine clinical practice. The need to assess coronary lesions and the response to various therapeutic interventions more accurately and in greater detail than is possible with coronary arteriography, has led to the development of new invasive imaging techniques.
Deeper calcium deposits causes effective tissue excision since the soft plaque is removed on the intimal side of the calcium rim. 16 IVUS is very useful to guide rotational ablation because it enables the interventionalist to visualize the extent of superficial calcium and determine vessel size. Hereby improving appropriate burr-sizing strategy. In addition, IVUS demonstrated that dissections occur less after stand-alone rotational atherectomy than with PTCA. 17 Intravascular stents At present, conventional X-ray provides insufficient information to assess whether intracoronary stents are optimally deployed.
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Advanced Imaging In Coronary Artery Disease: PET, SPECT, MRI, IVUS, EBCT by Allard C. van der Wal, Anton E. Becker (auth.), Ernst E. Van Der Wall, Paul K. Blanksma, Menco G. Niemeyer, Willem Vaalburg, Harry J. G. M. Crijns (eds.)