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Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

A Companion to Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia (Expert Consult: Online and Print)

From basic concepts to state-of-the-art techniques, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Companion to Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia helps you master everything you need to know to effectively diagnose and monitor your cardiothoracic surgery patients. Comprehensive coverage and unsurpassed visual guidance make this companion to Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia a must for anesthesiologists, surgeons, and nurse anesthetists who need to be proficient in anesthesia care.

Hardbound, 376 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0761-4

Contents

  • CONTENTS

    SECTION 1: PRINCIPLES AND THE NORMAL HEART

    1. Getting Started with Echocardiography: The Twenty Standard Views

    2. Principles and Physics: Principles of Ultrasound

    3. Principles and Physics: Principles of Doppler Ultrasound

    4. Principles and Physics: Equations to Remember (the Bernoulli Equation, Velocity-Time Integrals, and the Continuity Equation)

    5. Principles and Physics: Transducer Characteristics

    6. Principles and Physics: Imaging Artifacts and Pitfalls

    7. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Components of the Complete Examination

    8. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Epiaortic Imaging

    9. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Three-Dimensional Views: Replicating the Surgeon's View

    10. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Extracardiac Anatomy

    11. Quantitative and Semiquantitative Echocardiography: Dimensions and Flows

    12. Quantitative and Semiquantitative Echocardiography: Ventricular and Valvular Physiology

    SECTION 2: UNDERSTANDING HOW TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY DEMONSTRATES CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOLOGY

    13. Myocardial Ischemia and Aortic Atherosclerosis

    14. Aortic Valve Anatomy and Embryology

    15. Mitral Valvular Disease

    16. Tricuspid Valvular Disease

    17. Pulmonic Valvular Disease

    18. Cardiomyopathies

    19. Aneurysms and Dissections

    20. Endocarditis

    21. Imaging of Cardiac Tumors and Solid and Gaseous Materials

    22. Intracardiac Devices, Catheters, and Cannulas

    23. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pericardial Disease

    24. Adult Congenital Heart Disease

    25. Pulmonary Hypertension

    26. Recent Advances

    SECTION 3: MAINTAINING QUALITY OF PERIOPERATIVE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

    27. Indications for Transesophageal Echocardiography

    28. Complications of Transesophageal Echocardiography

    29. Equipment, Infection Control, and Safety

    SECTION 4: OVERSIGHT AND ADMINISTRATION

    30. Training and Certification for Transesophageal Echocardiography

    31. Medical Insurance Claims, Compliance, and Reimbursement for Anesthesiology

    32. Regulatory, Legal, and Liability Issues Pertaining to Transesophageal Echocardiography

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