Key Features

  • 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.
  • Master TEE and confidently take the PTEeExam with Board Stiff TEE: Transesophageal Echocardiography!

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323246484
eBook ISBN:
9781455737598
Print ISBN:
9781455738052

About the author

Christopher Gallagher

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Residency Director, Stony Brook Department of Anesthesia, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA