Cardiac Imaging Secrets

Cardiac Imaging Secrets

By Neil J. Weissman, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Cardiac Ultrasound, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC; and Gabriel A. Adelmann, MD, Visiting Fellow, Department of Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC


1. Principles of Cardiac Imaging
2. The Normal Heart and Vessels: Anatomy and Function
3. Systolic and Diastolic Function of the Ventricles: Primary and Secondary Cardiomyopathies
4. Ischemic Heart Disease: Imaging the Myocardium
5. Ischemic Heart Disease: Imaging the Coronary Vessels
6. Valvular Heart Disease
7. Pericardial Disease
8. Cardiac Masses: Clot, Vegetation, and Tumor
9. Congenital Heart Disease in the Child and in the Adult
10. Diseases of the Aorta
11. Diseases of the Great Vessels: The Carotids, Renal Arteries, and Limb Arteries
12. Emerging Technologies in Cardiovascular Imaging
13. Cost-efficiency Issues in Cardiovascular Imaging
14. Case Scenarios in Cardiovascular Imaging