Echo Made Easy - 2nd Edition

Echo Made Easy

2nd Edition

Authors: Sam Kaddoura Sam Kaddoura
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

Table of Contents

1. What is echo?
2. Valves
3. Doppler – velocities and pressures
4. Heart failure, myocardium and pericardium
5. Transoesophageal and stress echo and other echo techniques
6. Cardiac masses, infection and congenital abnormalities
7. Special situations and conditions

Description

This best-selling and highly-praised book provides a practical and clinically useful introduction to echo. The author explains the echo techniques available, what an echo can and cannot give, and, importantly, puts echo into a clinical perspective. The sections are ordered with the techniques most often used to diagnose a particular clinical problem explained first. The final chapter deals with special clinical situations.

Key Features

  • This highly-praised book is a simple guide to a difficult subject, written in a conversational and accessible style. It is essential reading for anyone wishing to learn about echo - doctors, technicians, medical students etc.
  • It provides full practical coverage of the clinical aspects of heart disease.
  • It will be of great use to those experienced in echo as a refresher and reference source in pocket-size.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702050602
Paperback ISBN:
9780443103636

About the Authors

Sam Kaddoura Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Cardiologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital, London; Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Hospital Chelsea, London; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

Sam Kaddoura Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Cardiologist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital, London; Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Hospital Chelsea, London; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK