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Atlas of CT Angiography : Normal and Pathologic Findings

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Gratian Dragoslav Miclaus, Horia Ples. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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The second edition of this atlas presents a wealth of normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in diverse clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal, and peripheral vessels. The superb illustrations display the excellent anatomic detail obtained with CT angiography and depict the precise location of affected structures and lesion severity. Careful comparisons between normal imaging features and patholo…
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Miclaus, Gratian Dragoslav
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Ples, Horia
Responsibility
Gratian Dragoslav Miclaus, Horia Ples
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 455 p.) : 559 illus., 397 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030160951
9783030160944 (Print ed.)
9783030160968 (Print ed.)
9783030160975 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Angiography
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Cardiovascular System - diagnostic imaging
Cardiovascular System - pathology
Radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Specialty
Cardiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
The second edition of this atlas presents a wealth of normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in diverse clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal, and peripheral vessels. The superb illustrations display the excellent anatomic detail obtained with CT angiography and depict the precise location of affected structures and lesion severity. Careful comparisons between normal imaging features and pathologic appearances will assist the reader in image interpretation and treatment planning, and the described cases include some very rare pathologies. In addition, the technical principles of the modality are clearly explained and guidance provided on imaging protocols. This edition is the outcome of 18 years of work by a renowned radiological team whose research focuses specifically on vascular pathology of the whole body and the role of CT angiography in its assessment. Numerous new images are presented and three additional chapters address cerebral arteriovenous malformations, congenital cardiac malformations in children and CT venography. The atlas will be invaluable for radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and medical students.
Contents
1. Cerebral Angiography -- 2. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation -- 3. Carotid Angiography -- 4. Thoracic -- 5. Coronary Angiography -- 6. Abdominal Angiography -- 7. Peripheral Angiography -- 8. Congenital Cardiac Malformations in Children - 9. CT Phlebography of the Lower Limb with Antegrade Injection of the Contrast Media.
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Cardiovascular Biomechanics

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Peter R. Hoskins, Patricia V. Lawford, Barry J. Doyle, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides a balanced presentation of the fundamental principles of cardiovascular biomechanics research, as well as its valuable clinical applications. Pursuing an integrated approach at the interface of the life sciences, physics and engineering, it also includes extensive images to explain the concepts discussed. Cardiovascular biomechanics encompasses the relationship between the mechanics of the cardiovascular system and biological function in health and disease, and it is increasi…
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Hoskins, Peter R
Lawford, Patricia V
Doyle, Barry J
Responsibility
Peter R. Hoskins, Patricia V. Lawford, Barry J. Doyle, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 462 pages) : 220 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319464077
9783319464053 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Biomechanical Phenomena
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
This book provides a balanced presentation of the fundamental principles of cardiovascular biomechanics research, as well as its valuable clinical applications. Pursuing an integrated approach at the interface of the life sciences, physics and engineering, it also includes extensive images to explain the concepts discussed. Cardiovascular biomechanics encompasses the relationship between the mechanics of the cardiovascular system and biological function in health and disease, and it is increasingly recognised that normal function and diseases involve a complex interplay between biology and mechanical forces. With a focus on explaining the underlying principles, this book examines the physiology and mechanics of circulation, mechanobiology and the biomechanics of different components of the cardiovascular system, in-vivo techniques, in-vitro techniques, and the medical applications of this research. Written for undergraduate and postgraduate students and including sample problems at the end of each chapter, this interdisciplinary text provides an essential introduction to the topic. It is also an ideal reference text for researchers and clinical practitioners, and will benefit a wide range of students and researchers including engineers, physicists, biologists and clinicians who are interested in the area of cardiovascular biomechanics.
Contents
1. Introduction to Solid and Fluid Mechanics -- 2. Introduction to Cardiovascular Biomechanics -- 3. Blood and Blood Flow -- 4. The Arterial System I. Pressure, Flow and Stiffness -- 5. The Arterial System II. Forces, Adaptability and Mechanotransduction -- 6. Excitation-Contraction in the Heart -- 7. The Venous System -- 8. The Microcirculation -- 9. Medical Imaging -- 10. Modelling of the Cardiovascular System -- 11. Patient Specific Modelling -- 12. Flow Phantoms -- 13. Measurement of the Mechanical Properties of Biological Tissues -- 14. Hypertension -- 15. Atherosclerosis -- 16. Aneurysms -- 17. Cardiovascular Prostheses -- Appendix A: Questions -- Appendix B: Glossary.
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Cardiovascular imaging : arterial and aortic valve inflammation and calcification

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Elena Aikawa, editor. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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Aikawa, Elena
Responsibility
Elena Aikawa, editor
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 389 pages)
ISBN
9783319092683 (electronic bk.)
9783319092676
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Valve Stenosis - diagnosis
Atherosclerosis - diagnosis
Cardiac Imaging Techniques
Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Diseases - Imaging
Contents
Part I. Preclinical Imaging of Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis and Its Complications -- 1. Pathobiology and Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis -- 2. Ultrasound Molecular Imaging of Endothelial Cell Activation and Damage in Atherosclerosis -- 3. Molecular Imaging of Macrophages in Atherosclerosis -- 4. Intravascular Molecular Imaging of Proteolytic Activity -- 5. Optical Molecular Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification in Atherosclerosis -- 6. Molecular Imaging of Oxidation- Specific Epitopes to Detect High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaques -- 7. Live Cell Multiphoton Microscopy of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Mouse Aortas -- 8. Imaging of Complications in Atherosclerosis: Thrombosis and Platelet Aggregation -- Part II. Imaging Insights into Mechanisms of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease (CAVD) and Calcification -- 9. Pathobiology and Optical Molecular Imaging of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease -- 10. PET/CT Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification in CAVD: Clinical Studies -- 11. Ultrasound Imaging of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease -- 12. Innovations in Microscopic Imaging of Atherosclerosis and Valvular Disease -- Part III. Clinical Imaging of Cardiovascular Inflammation and Calcification -- 13. Molecular MR Imaging of Atherosclerosis -- 14. Cardiac PET Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease -- 15. PET/CT Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification -- 16. Clinical Feasibility and Monitoring of the Effects of Anti-inflammatory Therapy in Atherosclerosis.
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Cardiovascular physiology

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Achilles J. Pappano, Withrow Gil Wier. (11th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2019.
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Gain a foundational understanding of cardiovascular physiology and how the cardiovascular system functions in health and disease. Cardiovascular Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.
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Pappano, Achilles J
Wier, Withrow Gil
Responsibility
Achilles J. Pappano, Withrow Gil Wier
Edition
11th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource, 288 p.
Series Title
Mosby physiology monograph series
ISBN
9780323594844
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Cardiovascular system - Physiology
Specialty
Cardiology
Physiology
Abstract
Gain a foundational understanding of cardiovascular physiology and how the cardiovascular system functions in health and disease. Cardiovascular Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.
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Introduction to translational cardiovascular research

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Dennis V. Cokkinos, editor. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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Cokkinos, Dennis V.
Responsibility
Dennis V. Cokkinos, editor
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 610 pages)
ISBN
9783319087986 (electronic bk.)
9783319087979
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Research
Contents
Part I. General Aspects -- 1. Introduction: What Is Translational Research -- 2. Insights into Heart Development and Regeneration -- 3. Basis of Cell Excitability and Cardiac Conduction System -- Part II. The Main Axes -- 4. The Renin-Angiotensin- Aldosterone System in Cardiovascular Diseases -- 5. Beta Adrenergic Receptors -- 6. The Hypothalamic-Pituitary- Adrenal Axis in Human Health and Disease -- Part III. Fundamental Aspects and Processes -- 7. Genetic Polymorphisms -- 8. Genetic Polymorphisms and the Vascular Endothelium -- 9. The Role of microRNAs in Cardiovascular Disease -- 10. Pathways to Myocardial Hypertrophy -- 11. The Multiple Actions of the Insulin- Like Growth Factor-I Signaling in the Myocardium -- 12. Calcium Cycling Circuits in Cardiac Physiology and Pathophysiology -- 13. Inflammation and Atherosclerosis -- 14. Stress Proteins and the Adaptive Response of the Heart -- 15. The Mechanisms and Modalities of Cell Death -- 16. Repair of the Infarcted Myocardium -- 17. Pathways to Cardiac Remodeling -- 18. A Translational Approach to Probe the Arrhythmic Potential of the Heart: Therapeutic Considerations -- Part IV. Man and Animals -- 19. Animal Models of Cardiovascular Disease -- 20. In vitro Experimental Assessment of Cardiac Function -- 21. In Vivo Experimental Assessment of Cardiac Function -- 22. Non Invasive Imaging Modalities for Cardiovascular Translational Research-Technical Considerations -- 23. Cardiovascular Applications of Non-invasive Imaging in Cardiovascular Diseases: From Bench to Bedside -- 24. Molecular Imaging of Inflammation Using Echocardiography. Advances with the Use of Microbubbles -- 25. Clinical Aspects and Genetics of Cardiomyopathies -- 26. Cardiorenal Syndrome: What Basic Research Can Contribute -- 27. Clinical Aspects of Cardiorenal Syndrome: Consequences of Therapy with the Renin- Angiotensin System Inhibitors -- Part V. Therapeutic Aspects -- 28. Pre- Peri- Post-Conditioning the Ischemic Myocardium: Challenges, Confounders and Expectations -- 29. Gene Therapy for the Heart -- 30. Cell Therapy in Cardiac Diseases -- 31. Moving Towards a Novel Paradigm in Drug Development for Worsening Heart Failure: The T1 Model (Mechanistic Translational Phase).
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