Perioperative Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound with DVD


  • Dominic Harmon, FFARCS(I), FRCA, MD, Professor of Pain Medicine, Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Ireland
  • Henry Frizelle, MD, Consultant, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • Navparkash Sandhu, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Frances Colreavy, MD, Consultant, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Mater Misericordiae, University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • Michael Griffin, MD, Consultant, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

This reference equips you to perform a full range of diagnostic and interventional procedures using ultrasound technology. Written by experts in ultrasonography, it follows an evidence-based-medicine approach, exploring the latest ultrasound applications for regional anesthesia and pain relief procedures, as well as diagnostic and critical care medicine. A companion DVD shows you how to perform the techniques discussed in the text.
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Anesthesiologists, Pain Medicine Specialists


Book information

  • Published: December 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3356-1

Table of Contents

Section I Basics of Ultrasonography

Chapter 1 History of Ultrasound in Perioperative Medicine

Chapter 2 Physics of Ultrasound

Chapter 3 Principles of Interventional Ultrasound

Chapter 4 Economics of Using Ultrasound for Perioperative Procedures

Section II Ultrasound for Vascular Access Procedures

Chapter 5 Ultrasound for Central Venous Access

Chapter 6 Ultrasound for Difficult Peripheral Venous Access and Arterial Cannulation

Section III Ultrasound in Perioperative and Critical Care Setting

Chapter 7 General Ultrasound in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 8 Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography: Basic Technique and Standard Views

Chapter 9 Echocardiography in the Intensive Care Unit and Trauma

Chapter 10 Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography for Noncardiac Surgery

Chapter 11 Transcranial Doppler in the Intensive Care Unit and Operating Room

Section IV Ultrasound in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Chapter 12 Principles of Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks

Chapter 13 Ultrasound-Guided Orbital Blocks

Chapter 14 Ultrasound-Guided Interscalene Block

Chapter 15 Ultrasound-Guided Supraclavicular Block

Chapter 16 Ultrasound-Guided Infraclavicular Block

Chapter 17 Ultrasound-Guided Axillary Block

Chapter 18 Ultrasound-Guided Femoral Nerve Block

Chapter 19 Ultrasound-Guided Psoas Block

Chapter 20 Ultrasound-Guided Sciatic Block

Chapter 21 Ultrasound-Guided Truncal Blocks

Chapter 22 Ultrasound-Guided Neuraxial Blocks

Chapter 23 Ultrasound-Guided Procedures for Chronic Pain