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Cardiovascular MRI: 150 Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers (Contemporary Cardiology)by Peter G. Danias
Synopses & Reviews
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) is a rapidly evolving imaging technology and is now increasingly utilized in patient care. Its advantages are noninvasiveness, superb image resolutions, and body tissue characterization. CMR is now an essential part of both cardiology and radiology training and has become part of the examination for Board certification. This book provides a condensed but comprehensive and reader friendly educational tool for cardiology fellows and radiology residents. It contains multiple choice questions similar to board examinations with concise comment and explanation about the correct answer.
Book News Annotation:
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) is an essential element in non-invasive diagnostic cardiac imaging. This book offers a comprehensive educational tool for physicians beginning to work with CMR and for trainees preparing for board certification examinations. Teaching points are conveyed with multiple choice questions supported by clear comments that provide thorough explanations of the correct answers and a relevant bibliography. Author Danias, a practitioner at the Cardiac MR Center of Hygeia Hospital, Athens offers chapters on physics, safety, general CMR, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, and other related topics. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) has become an essential part of noninvasive diagnostic cardiac imaging. A Practical Guide for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging provides a comprehensive and reader-friendly educational tool for physicians starting to work with CMR and cardiology and radiology trainees preparing for the Board certification examination. Appealing to trainees, this text conveys teaching points with multiple choice questions that are supported by concise comments, providing a complete explanation of the correct answer and pertinent up-to-date bibliography. Cases address a broad spectrum of clinical problems, including ischemic, valvular, myopathic, pericardial, aortic and congenital heart diseases.
This book provides a condensed but comprehensive and reader friendly educational tool for cardiology fellows and radiology residents. It contains multiple choice questions similar to board examinations with concise comment and explanation about the correct answer.
Table of Contents
Introduction Chapter 1. Physics and safety Chapter 2. General Chapter 3. Valvular disease Chapter 4. Diseases of the myocardium and pericardium Chapter 5. Ischemic heart disease Chapter 6. Congenital heart disease Chapter 7. Diseases of the large vessels
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