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Protocols and Methodologies in Basic Science and Clinical Cardiac MRI

Editors: Constantinides, Christakis (Ed.)

  • Comprehensively summarizes state-of-the-art protocols and methodologies in cardiac MRI
  • Contributors are well-recognized scientists and clinicians in their respective fields
  • Provides comprehensive recipes to easily allow beginners (or established investigators) to accustom and incorporate state-of-the-art protocols in their daily experimental and clinical work (cross-platform or technology based)
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About this book

This book focuses on the practical issues of the implementation of state-of-the-art acquisition methodologies and protocols for both basic science and clinical practice. It is a practical guidebook for both beginners and advanced users for easy and practical implementation of acquisition protocols. It is relevant for a wide audience that ranges from students, residents, fellows, basic scientists, physicists, engineers, and medical practitioners.

The novelty of this book relates to its intended practical use and focus on state-of-the-art cardiac MRI techniques that span both the clinical and basic science fields. In comparison and contrast to other pre-existing books, this book will distinguish from others for its practical usefulness and conciseness. Correspondingly, the book will be used as a handbook (quick reference) for new starters or people who would like to establish state-of-the-art cardiac MRI techniques in their institutions. Given the historical evolution of techniq

ue development in MRI, the clinical and basic science topics will be described separately. However, in instances where basic science development complemented (or is envisaged to complement) clinical development (e.g., Diffusion MRI and tractography), every effort will be made to allow a comprehensive review and associations of the clinical/basic science subfields.

About the authors

Christakis Constantinides, PhD is a Marie Curie Fellow in the BMRU. His specific research interests focus on the study of cardiac mechanical function, computational and tissue structure modeling and characterization, and functional and cellular tracking methods using Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The goal of his research efforts is the complete characterization of the electromechanical function of the heart in small animals, aiming to promote the understanding of mechanisms of human disease that is predominantly underlined by genetic causes.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • The Role of MRI in Preclinical and Clinical Functional Quantification and Modelling

    Young, Alistair

    Pages 3-21

  • Quantification of Regional Ventricular Wall Motion in Laboratory Animals

    Jiang, Kai (et al.)

    Pages 23-54

  • Cardiac Diffusion MRI

    Teh, Irvin

    Pages 55-109

  • Preclinical Cardiac In Vivo Spectroscopy

    Maguire, Mahon L.

    Pages 175-213

  • Cardiac Multinuclear Imaging

    Constantinides, Christakis

    Pages 215-236

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-53001-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-53000-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Protocols and Methodologies in Basic Science and Clinical Cardiac MRI
Editors
  • Christakis Constantinides
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-53001-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-53001-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-53000-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 441
Number of Illustrations and Tables
50 b/w illustrations, 60 illustrations in colour
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