Clinical Nuclear Cardiology-now in its fourth edition-covers the tremendous clinical growth in this field, focusing on new instrumentation and techniques. Drs. Barry L. Zaret and George A Beller address the latest developments in technology, radiopharmaceuticals, molecular imaging, and perfusion imaging. Thoroughly revised to include 20 new chapters-Digital/Fast SPECT, Imaging in Revascularized Patients, and more-this new edition provides state-of-the-art guidance on key areas and hot topics with stunning visuals. Online access to the fully searchable text at expertconsult.com includes highly illustrated case studies that let you see the problem using a variety of imaging modalities. In other words, this is an invaluable resource no clinician or researcher in nuclear cardiology should be without.
Features an editorial and contributing team of worldwide leaders in nuclear cardiology to provide you with current and authoritative guidance.
Includes a section focusing on acute coronary syndromes to provide you with practical management tools for these conditions.
Presents a full-color design that allows color images to be integrated throughout the text.
New to This Edition
Includes access to the fully searchable contents of the book online at expertconsult.com, along with highly illustrated case studies that let you see the problem using a variety of imaging modalities.
Features 20 new chapters including Cellular Mechanisms of Tracer Uptake and Clearance; Attenuation/Scatter Corrections: Clinical Aspects; Hybrid Imaging; Digital/Fast SPECT; Imaging in Revascularized Patients; and more.
Focuses on perfusion imaging in a section dedicated to this hot topic so you get all the information you need to stay current.
By Barry L. Zaret, MD, Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT and George A. Beller, MD, Ruth C. Heede Professor of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine; Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA