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Cardiovascular imaging recommended reading

List of key references prepared and regularly updated by the Education Committee

These articles have been judged as fundamental documents to guide medical practice in the field of Cardiovascular Imaging.

The references were selected for educational purposes only. The choice of references is not based on judgment of scientific merit or value.


Clinical Application of Echocardiography

  • Contrast Echocardiography
  • Coronary Flow Stress Echocardiography
  • Doppler Myocardial Imaging
  • Echocardiography and Dyssynchrony
  • Real–time Three Dimensional Echocardiography
  • Setting-Up an Echo Lab
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Torsion / Twist
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Valvular Heart Disease

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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

  • Physics, Safety, Devices, methodology
  • Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Myocardial disease (Cardiomyopathies, Myocarditis, and Non-ischaemic Heart Disease)
  • Pericardium
  • Vascular disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiac masses/tumors
  • Congenital Heart Disease (and Adult Congenital Heart Disease)
  • Incidental findings
  • Novel techniques
  • Online resources

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Nuclear Cardiology & Cardiac Computed Tomography

Nuclear Cardiology

  • Physics, Instrumentation, Tracers
  • Radiation safety
  • Methodology
  • Clinical Imaging Protocols
  • Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Cardiomyopathies, Other

Cardiac CT

  • Physics, quality and safety, radiation dose
  • Coronary CT angiography
  • Coronary calcium imaging
  • Atherosclerotic plaque imaging
  • Congenital heart disease and myocardial imaging
  • Functional imaging
  • Valvular heart disease


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