Nuclear Cardiology in Everyday Practice

  • J. Candell-Riera
  • D. Ortega-Alcalde

Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 146)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. P. Galofré-Mora
    Pages 1-28
  3. D. Ortega-Alcalde
    Pages 29-42
  4. J. Candell-Riera
    Pages 43-66
  5. D. Ortega-Alcalde
    Pages 67-87
  6. J. Castell-Conesa
    Pages 88-108
  7. M. Fraile López-Amor
    Pages 109-129
  8. S. Aguadé-Bruix
    Pages 130-144
  9. D. Ortega-Alcalde
    Pages 145-157
  10. J. Castell-Conesa
    Pages 158-172
  11. D. Ortega-Alcalde
    Pages 173-186
  12. J. Candell-Riera
    Pages 187-215
  13. J. Cortadellas-Ángel
    Pages 241-260
  14. E. Galve-Basilio
    Pages 282-294
  15. M. P. Tornos-Mas
    Pages 295-305
  16. J. Candell-Riera
    Pages 306-335
  17. J. Rosselló-Urgell
    Pages 336-347
  18. M. Olona-Cabases
    Pages 348-357
  19. J. Vaqué-Rafart
    Pages 358-374
  20. B. Bermejo-Fraile
    Pages 375-385
  21. Back Matter
    Pages 387-401

About this book


The most salient feature of the infor­ last four chapters of the book evaluate the mation provided by nuclear medicine is its information from an analytical and pathophysiological and functional charac­ statistical point of view. This approach is ter. For adequate experimental or clinical required for correct decision-making. interpretation, such information should This book is therefore the result of necessarily be interpreted alongside the accumulated experience in nuclear cardiology views of the clinical cardiologist, who is with the invaluable cooperation of medical able to apply it to the individual patient. statisticians. It is directed to physicians This approach, which is routine in every­ with an interest in nuclear cardiology, to day clinical practice, reaches its plenitude nuclear medicine specialists wishing to when the whole process is completed and learn the uses and limitations of these an intimate cooperation is established procedures in everyday clinical cardiology, between the nuclear medicine specialist and to cardiologists who feel the need to and the clinical cardiologist. In such understand the rationale and methodology instances, each one of these professionals of the studies which benefit their patients. understands the needs, limits and possi­ We understand that the ultimate reason bilities of the other. for any scientific book is the transmission The present book is the fruit of such of knowledge, and we are fully conscious cooperation. In our hospital, an efficient of the enthusiasm of the authors of the nuclear cardiology team has been made up present text to achieve that aim.


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Editors and affiliations

  • J. Candell-Riera
    • 1
  • D. Ortega-Alcalde
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyUniversity Hospital Vall d’HebronBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear MedicineUniversity Hospital Vall d’HebronBarcelonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-4876-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-1984-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0166-9842
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