By Steven B. Feinstein (auth.), J. Roelandt (eds.)
` .. we suggest this booklet as a important addition to the library of someone who has a specific curiosity in twodimensional echocardiography. '
American of magazine of Roentgenology, 1988
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Inject a known amount of contrast agent. The volume of dilution must be known for the injection route chosen. Collect image data as the contrast flows in and then washes out of the organ. For cardiac exams, ECG gating to select end-diastolic and/or end-systolic data is likely to be necessary. Display some simple indicator of study quality such as the ratio of signal change with contrast to baseline variation (beat to beat). Depending on the result, further injections can be tried, or the exam may be considered complete.
While several parameters of this typical time/intensity curve deserve attention, the focus has centered upon the decay slope of the graph. This decay slope if fit to a monoexponential function, the corresponding decay half time (TI/l ) is presumed to indicate the degree of myocardial perfusion; a prolonged TI/2 time indicating slow flow and washout, a short TI/2 indicating fast myocardial blood flow. Several studies have confirmed the usefulness of the monoexponential fit of intensity decay in correlating blood flow in the heart as well as kidney as determined by epicardial flow meters [14--19].
Digital Techniques in Echocardiography by Steven B. Feinstein (auth.), J. Roelandt (eds.)