Cardiovascular System

  • Jeffrey Bisker


Prior to the institution of newer imaging modalities, the diagnosis and evaluation of congenital heart disease was restricted to plain radiographic techniques and contrast angiographic studies. The introduction of nuclear imaging for physiologic information and cross-sectional anatomic studies utilizing ultrasound, computerized tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine has enabled the radiologist to make earlier diagnoses in often critically ill patients with utilization of less invasive procedures.


Congenital Heart Disease Aortic Aneurysm Inferior Vena Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Pericardial Effusion 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Bisker
    • 1
  1. 1.Humana Hospital-UniversityUniversity of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

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