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Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is an imaging technique used during coronary angiography. This book provides a systematic introduction to coronary imaging with (IVUS). It is divided into two integrated and extensively cross-referenced parts, the Atlas and the Manual. The Manual describes the rationale, method, and interpretation of IVUS imaging for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes. It also presents a range of both established and evolving clinical and research applications. The Atlas features non-illustrated IVUS images together with corresponding illustrated figures. The reference list and subject index are connected to the Atlas and the Manual, allowing for rapid and easy access to information.
THE MANUAL OF CORONARY INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IMAGING Introduction Principles of IVUS imaging Principles of IVUS examination Equipment Examination technique Normal Arterial Anatomy by IVUS The Lumen The Vvessel Wall The Adjacent Structures Vessel Bifurcation Image Artifacts Guide-Wire Artifact Ring-Down and Digital Subtraction Non-Uniform Rotational Distortion Slow Flow Coronary Pulsation and Motion Artifact Catheter Obliquity, Eccentricity Calcium Shadow IVUS Measurements Lumen Measurements EEM Measurements Plaque (Atheroma) Measurements Calcium Measurements Remodeling Measurements Stent Measurements Length Measurements Volumetric Measurements Plaque (Atheroma) Morphology Geometry Plaque Echogenicity Established Clinical Applications Assessment of Angiographically Indeterminate Lesions Assessment of Transplant Vasculopathy Interventional Applications Evolving Clinical and Research Applications Assessment of Plaque Vulnerability Assessment of Disease Burden/Volumetric Analysis Conclusion THE ATLAS OF CORONARY INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IMAGING Basics of IVUS: Introduction Arterial Anatomy Image Artifacts IVUS Measurements Plaque (Atheroma) Morphology Established Clinical Applications Assessment of Angiographically Indeterminate Lesions Assessment of Transplant Vasculopathy Interventional Applications Evolving Clinical and Research Applications Assessment of Plaque Vulnerability Assessment of Plaque Burden/Volumetric Analysis Serial Examination of Progression-Regression of Coronary Artery Disease Case study 1: Lesion Progression and Subsequent PCI Case study 2: PCI of Lesion Site and Regression of an Additional Lesion References Index
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