Vol 4, No 5 (October 28, 2014): Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery (Cardiac Imaging)

Review Article

Real-time magnetic resonance imaging of cardiac function and flow—Recent progress
Shuo Zhang, Arun A. Joseph, Dirk Voit, Sebastian Schaetz, Klaus-Dietmar Merboldt, Christina Unterberg-Buchwald, Anja Hennemuth, Joachim Lotz, Jens Frahm
Established and emerging cardiovascular magnetic resonance techniques for the assessment of stable coronary heart disease and acute coronary syndromes
David P. Ripley, Manish Motwani, Sven Plein, John P. Greenwood
Quantification of regional myocardial wall motion by cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Kai Jiang, Xin Yu
An overview on development and application of an experimental platform for quantitative cardiac imaging research in rabbit models of myocardial infarction
Yuanbo Feng, Jan Bogaert, Raymond Oyen, Yicheng Ni
CT angiography in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease: a transformation in cardiovascular CT practice
Zhonghua Sun, Mansour Al Moudi, Yan Cao
The role of magnetic resonance imaging in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Edward T.D. Hoey, Mohamed Elassaly, Arul Ganeshan, Richard W. Watkin, Helen Simpson
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance T2* for tissue iron assessment in the heart
Taigang He

Special Report

Focus on China: should clinicians engage in research? and lessons from other countries
Zhongheng Zhang, Gavin P. Winston, Hai-Tao Zhao, Edwin H.G. Oei, Qiyong Ai, Romaric Loffroy, Ting Lin, Yaxing Shen, Chin K. Ng, Hua Liu, A. Cahid Civelek, Zhijun Han, Yong-Ming He, Ling-Yan Ji, Yi-Xiáng J. Wáng


This focused issue “Cardiac Imaging” was commissioned by the editorial office, Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Zhonghua Sun served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the focused issue.