By Peter G. Danias
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) is a swiftly evolving imaging know-how and is now more and more used in sufferer care. Its benefits are noninvasiveness, extraordinary photograph resolutions, and physique tissue characterization. CMR is now an important a part of either cardiology and radiology education and has develop into a part of the exam for Board certification. This ebook offers a condensed yet accomplished and reader pleasant academic instrument for cardiology fellows and radiology citizens. It comprises a number of selection questions just like board examinations with concise remark and clarification concerning the right answer.
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The exposure to ionizing radiation with CMR is more than with a single chest X-ray, but considerably less than that of a chest computed tomography (CT) scan B. The exposure to ionizing radiation with CMR is more than with a Tc-99 m myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) study, but considerably less than that of a TL-201 planar study C. Because of high spatial and temporal resolution, CMR is better than echocardiography for evaluation of small and highly mobile structures D.
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The signal void at the aortic root (white arrowhead) is caused by turbulent flow during the ventricular ejection phase, which invariably occurs with prosthetic aortic valves. 50 Cardiovascular MRI: 150 Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers 12. A 35-year-old patient with endocarditis develops severe dyspnea (Fig. 11). A CMR study demonstrates normal left ventricular systolic function. The calculated stroke volume of the left ventricle is 130 ml. A phase-contrast study is performed and blood flow is measured at the aortic root.
Cardiovascular MRI: 150 Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers (Contemporary Cardiology) by Peter G. Danias