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Practice of Clinical Echocardiography

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In Practice of Clinical Echocardiography, world-renowned authority Dr. Catherine M. Otto offers expert guidance on interpreting echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data and applying your findings to your daily clinical decision making. This medical reference book keeps you current on the latest advances and techniques, so you can implement the best possible approaches with your patients!

Audience
Cardiology

Hardbound, 960 Pages

Published: May 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2765-4

Contents

  • Part 1. ADVANCED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES

    1. Transesophageal echocardiography
    2. Monitoring Ventricular Function in the Operating Room: Impact on Clinical Outcome
    3. Contrast Ultrasound Imaging: Technical Aspects and Clinical Applications 
    4. Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
    5. Echocardiographic guidance of structural heart disease interventions
    6. Intracardiac Echocardiography
    7. Intravascular ultrasound: Principles, histologic correlation and clinical applications
    8. Hand held echocardiography
    9. Part 2. THE LEFT VENTRICLE

    10. Quantitative evaluation of left ventricular structure, wall stress, and systolic function.
    11. Myocardial mechanics: Velocity, strain, strain-rate, cardiac synchrony, and twist
    12. Assessment of diastolic function by echocardiography
    13. Digital image processing and  automated image analysis in echocardiography 
    14.  Part 3. ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE

    15. The role of echocardiographic evaluation in patients presenting with acute chest pain to the emergency department.
    16. Echocardiography in the coronary care unit: Management of acute myocardial infarction, detection of complications and prognostic implications.
    17. Exercise echocardiography
    18. Stress echocardiography with nonexercise techniques: Principles, protocols, interpretation, and clinical applications
    19. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Coronary Blood Flow: Approaches and Clinical Applications
    20. Part 4. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

    21. Mitral valve anatomy, quantification of mitral regurgitation, and timing of surgical intervention for mitral regurgitation
    22. Intraoperative echocardiography in surgical and transcatheter mitral valve repair
    23. Aortic valve regurgitation: quantitation of disease severity and timing of surgical intervention.
    24. Echocardiography in the patient undergoing catheter balloon mitral valvotomy: patient selection, hemodynamic results, complications and long-term outcome.
    25. Clinical decision-making in patients with infective endocarditis: the role of echocardiography
    26. Aortic stenosis: Disease severity, progression, timing of intervention, and role in monitoring transcatheter valve implantation.
    27. Fluid dynamics of prosthetic valves.
    28. Echocardiographic recognition and quantitation of prosthetic valve dysfunction.
    29. Part 5. CARDIOMYOPATHIES AND PERICARDIAL DISEASE

    30. Doppler echocardiography in heart failure and cardiac resynchronization
    31. Echocardiography in the evaluation and management of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    32. Restrictive cardiomyopathy: diagnosis and prognostic implications.
    33. Pericardial Disease
    34. Cardiac transplantation: pre and post transplant evaluation.
    35. Cardiac assist devices: normal findings, device failure and weaning parameters.
    36. Part 6. THE RIGHT HEART

    37. Right ventricular anatomy, function and echocardiographic evaluation
    38. Echocardiographic evaluation of the patient with pulmonary hypertension
    39. Right sided valve disease
    40. Part 7. THE PREGNANT PATIENT

    41. The role of echocardiography in the diagnosis and management of heart disease in pregnancy
    42. Part 8. VASCULAR AND SYSTEMIC DISEASES

    43. Aortic dissection and trauma: Value and limitations of echocardiography.
    44. Echocardiographic findings in systemic diseases characterized by immune-mediated injury.
    45. Echocardiography in the evaluation of cardiac disease resulting from endocrinopathies, renal, disease, obesity and nutritional deficiencies.
    46. Echocardiography in patients with inherited connective tissue disorders
    47. Aging changes seen on echocardiography.
    48. Echocardiographic evaluation of the patient with a systemic embolic event
    49. The role of chocardiography in atrial fibrillation and flutter 
    50. Part 9. ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE AND CARDIAC TUMORS

    51. General echocardiographic approach to the adult with suspected congenital heart disease.
    52. Echocardiographic evaluation of the adult with unoperated congenital heart disease
    53. Echocardiographic evaluation of the adult with post-operative congenital heart disease.
    54. Cardiac tumors

     

     

     

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