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Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease

  • Ernst E. van der Wall
  • Albert de Roos
Book

Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 118)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Albert V. G. Bruschke
    Pages 35-48
  3. Albert C. van Rossum, Michiel Sprenger
    Pages 49-80
  4. Joost Doornbos, Albert de Roos
    Pages 81-95
  5. Robert E. Dinsmore
    Pages 97-111
  6. Manola Koch, Gustav K. Von Schulthess
    Pages 113-125
  7. Martin Been, Maurice Buchalter
    Pages 147-162
  8. Albert De Roos, Joost Doornbos, Niels A. A. Matheijssen, Paul R. M. Van Dijkman, Ernst E. Van Der Wall
    Pages 163-190
  9. Frank-Michael Baer, Markus Jungehülsing, Udo Sechtem
    Pages 191-215
  10. D. J. Pennell, S. R. Underwood
    Pages 217-239
  11. Cees J. A. Van Echteld, J. Hans Kirkels, Tom J. C. Ruigrok
    Pages 261-282
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 283-288

About this book

Introduction

It is with pleasure that I write this foreword for the book "Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease", edited by Dr. van der Wall and Dr. de Roos. I am pleased for two reasons. Firstly, as chairman of the Scientific Board of the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands (ICIN), because ever since the technique became available for use in medicine and biology our Institute has tried and succeeded to promote the introduction and dev- opment of magnetic resonance imaging in cardiology in the Netherlands. ICIN was the first cardiological institute on the European continent to purchase its own nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscope for the study of myocardial metabolism. Secondly, because I have always been infatuated with this noninvasive technique that can produce cardiac images without ionic radiation and at the same time allows for the study of myocardial metabolism as well. And even more so because nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in medicine is one of the shining examples of medical progress as a result of breakthrough discoveries in physics and chemistry.

Keywords

coronary artery disease coronary heart disease magnetic resonance magnetic resonance imaging magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Editors and affiliations

  • Ernst E. van der Wall
    • 1
  • Albert de Roos
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyUniversity Hospital LeidenLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital LeidenLeidenThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-3772-0
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-5679-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-3772-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0166-9842
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