By Guillem Pons-Llado, Francesco Carreras

• Richly illustrated with over two hundred illustrations • comprises an accompanying CD-ROM with cine-loops and a word list of phrases • Very functional and ordinary advisor

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F. 29. Axial SE T1w showing an area of fatty infiltration in the anterior right ventricular free wall, which appears thinned and replaced by the adipose tissue. 30 F. 30. Fast SE image (left) showing focal high-intensity signals at the right ventricular free wall (arrows) suggestive of fatty infiltration. A fat supressed sequence (right) shows a signal void at these locations (asterisks) confirming the presence of fat; also the thin right ventricular myocardial wall appears now as a structure with intermediate signal intensity (arrow).

8. Myerson SG, Montgomery HE, World MJ, PenneU DJ. Left ventricular mass: reliability of M-mode and 2-dimensional echocardiographic formulas. Hypertension 2002; 40: 673-678. 9. Bellenger N G , Davies LC, Francis JM, Coats AJ, PenneU DJ. Reduction in sample size for studies of remodeling in heart feUure by the use of cardiovascular magnetic resonance. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2000; 2: 271-278. 17. Sievers B, Kirchberg S, Bakan A, Franken U, Trappe HJ. Impact of papillary muscles in ventricular volume and ejection fi:action assessment by cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

1 on CD). As mentioned above, currendy contrastenhanced M R A is the method of choice in the routine clinical assessment of vascular disease. 2). 2 on CD). O n the other hand, computerized tridimensional reconstruction techniques appHed to tomographies of the aorta obtained with paramagnetic contrast, images can be obtained in which the vessel can be imaged as if viewed fi-om within. As the observer can then move at will along the aortic course, the technique has come to be known as virtual aortic endoscopy .

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