Coronary Calcium

Written By Aloke Virmani Finn
Coronary Calcium
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 August 2019
  • ISBN : 0128165820
  • Pages : 270 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Coronary Calcium written by Aloke Virmani Finn which was release on 20 August 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Coronary Calcium: A Comprehensive Understanding of Its Biology, Use in Screening, and Interventional Management provides a comprehensive update on the current understanding of the significance of coronary artery calcification, showing the connection to the development of advanced atherosclerosis that will lead to better risk evaluations. Coverage includes information on the basic science behind the development of coronary calcium in atherosclerotic lesions, the pathology of calcified coronary lesions in humans, its differential development by race, and its relationship to plaque progression. Computed tomography is also covered to show the significance of coronary calcium for risk prediction and the potential role of various pharmacologic interventions. Each chapter contains summaries with salient and important points, making this book perfect for researchers and physicians interested in the field of vascular calcification. Provides an easy-to-read update on the current understanding of coronary calcium from a pathologic perspective Offers cutting-edge knowledge on the future of coronary calcium screening and authoritative opinions from experts Delivers relevant information for the evaluation of patients who may have coronary artery disease using coronary calcium as evaluated by CT in risk stratification and treatment

Coronary Calcium

Coronary Calcium
  • Author : Aloke Virmani Finn
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 0128165820
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Summary : Coronary Calcium: A Comprehensive Understanding of Its Biology, Use in Screening, and Interventional Management provides a comprehensive update on the current understanding of the significance of coronary artery calcification, showing the connection to the development of advanced atherosclerosis that will lead to better risk evaluations. Coverage includes information on the ...

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2011-09-15
  • Total pages : 428
  • ISBN : 0128165820
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Summary : In the intervening 10 years tremendous advances in the field of cardiac computed tomography have occurred. We now can legitimately claim that computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the coronary arteries is available. In the evaluation of patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD), many guidelines today consider CTA an alternative to ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-03-06
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  • ISBN : 0128165820
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Summary : This atlas presents over 160 illustrations, with 116 in color, and illustrates the capacity of multidetector CT for the analysis of the anatomy of the coronary arteries. The multidetector CT scanner speeds diagnosis and treatment of patients. One of its many uses is to perform CT coronary angiography. Multidetector CT provides clear ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-11-28
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128165820
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  • Publisher : Springer
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  • Publisher : Springer
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-07-08
  • Total pages : 362
  • ISBN : 0128165820
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  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2016-06-22
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Summary : For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Radiology Secrets Plus, 4th Edition, by Drs. Drew Torigian and Parvati Ramchandani, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also ...

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  • Total pages : 896
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  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
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Summary : Type 2 diabetes "mellitus" affects nearly 120 million persons worldwide- and according to the World Health Organization this number is expected to double by the year 2030. Owing to a rapidly increasing disease prevalence, the medical, social and economic burdens associated with the microvascular and macrovascular complications of type 2 diabetes are likely to ...