- Get a detailed review of all of the PTEeXAM topics listed by the National Board of Echocardiography, written in a digestible, humorous, and engaging style.
- Understand difficult concepts and problems with the help of 150 schematic drawings.
- Access comprehensive, problem-solving guidance on quantitative aspects of TEE through a practical appendix that includes gradients, valve areas, and chamber pressures.
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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