Advanced Approaches in Echocardiography

1st Edition

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Editors:

  • Linda Gillam
  • Catherine Otto
  • Key Features

    • Master new and advanced echocardiography techniques such as 3D echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, strain echocardiography, and intracardiac echocardiography through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to image acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples.
    • Tap into the knowledge and experience of two noted authorities in the field: Dr. Linda D. Gillam, former president of the American Society of Echocardiography, and world-renowned echocardiography expert and author Dr. Catherine M. Otto.
    • Reference the information you need quickly thanks to easy-to-follow, templated chapters, with an abundance of figures and tables that facilitate visual learning.
    • Access the complete text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com plus video clips, additional cases, and much more!

    Table of Contents

    1. Transthoracic Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
    2. Advanced Echocardiography Approaches: 3D Transesophageal Assessment of the Mitral Valve
    3. Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Right Ventricle
    4. Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Catheterization Laboratory
    5. Intracardiac Echocardiography for Common Interventions on Structural Heart Disease 73
    6. Strain and Strain Rate Imaging
    7. Assessing Twist and Torsion
    8. Echocardiographic Tools for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    9. Contrast Perfusion Echocardiography
    10. Evaluation of Coronary Blood Flow by Echo Doppler
    11. Stress Testing for Structural Heart Disease
    12. Multimodality Cardiac Imaging—When Is Echo Not Enough? 

    Details

    No. of pages:
    272
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781437726978
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455728411

    About the editors

    Linda Gillam

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University

    Catherine Otto

    Affiliations and Expertise

    J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Director, Heart Valve Clinic, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington