Chapter 4. Cardiovascular System

  1. David C. Howlett MRCP, FRCR and
  2. Brian Ayers MD, FRCR

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch4

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

The Hands-on Guide to Imaging

How to Cite

Howlett, D. C. and Ayers, B. (eds) (2004) Cardiovascular System, in The Hands-on Guide to Imaging, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753019.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115513

Online ISBN: 9780470753019

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Keywords:

  • cardiovascular system;
  • pulmonary embolism;
  • imaging;
  • information;
  • oedema

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Imaging strategy

  • Cardiac failure

  • CXR

  • Pulmonary embolism

  • CXR

  • Lung scintigraphy (V/Q scan)

  • CT

  • Pulmonary angiography

  • Colour Doppler US

  • Lower limb deep venous thrombosis

  • US

  • Contrast X-ray venography

  • Thoracic aortic dissection

  • CXR

  • CT

  • Transoesophageal echocardiography

  • MRI

  • Aortography

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

  • AXR

  • US

  • CT

  • Peripheral vascular disease

  • Patient preparation for angiography

  • Complications of angiography

  • Pericardial effusion

  • CXR

  • Echocardiography

  • Superior vena cava syndrome

  • CXR

  • CT

  • SVC venography