Board Stiff TEE

Transesophageal Echocardiography: ExpertConsult Online and Print

By

  • Christopher Gallagher, MD, Professor and Residency Director, Stony Brook Department of Anesthesia, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
  • John Sciarra, MD, Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology, Fellowship Program Director, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
  • Steven Ginsberg, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Program Director of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Learn TEE the fun and effortless way! Dr. Gallagher returns with the 2nd edition of Board Stiff TEE: Transesophageal Echocardiography, following the same humorous, digestible writing style that made the last edition a runaway best seller. This highly effective, enjoyable, and affordable medical reference book is not only ideal for those taking the boards; it is also a great overview for anyone looking to stay up-to-date on this increasingly important monitoring modality.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3805-2


Table of Contents

1 The Yellow Brick Road

2 Principles of Ultrasound

3 Transducers and Instrumentation

4 Equipment, Infection Control, and Safety

5 Principles of Doppler Ultrasound

6 Quantitative M-mode and Two-Dimensional Echocardiography

7 Quantitative Doppler

8 Doppler Profiles and Assessment of Diastolic Function

9 Cardiac Anatomy

10 Pericardium and Extra-Cardiac Structures: Anatomy and Pathology

11 Pathology of the Cardiac Valves

12 Intra-cardiac Masses and Devices

13 Left Ventricular Systolic Function

14 Segmental Left Ventricular Systolic Function

15 The 17 Segment Model

16 Assessment of Perioperative Events and Problems

17 Congenital Heart Disease

18 Artifacts and Pitfalls

19 Related Diagnostic Modalities

20 Intraoperative 3-D Echocardiography

21 The Structured TEE Examination

22 Sonographic Formulas

23 Hemo-dynamo Doc

24 Test Questions