Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437726961, 9781455728428

Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease

1st Edition

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Print ISBN: 9781437726961
eBook ISBN: 9781455728428
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th December 2011
Page Count: 264


Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical how-to-do-it guidance on echocardiography for an ever-growing number of pediatric and adult congenital heart disease patients. Drs. Mark B. Lewin and Karen Stout offer you definitive, expert instruction with a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to accurately acquire and interpret images while avoiding pitfalls. Access the full text online at along with cases, procedural videos, and abundant, detailed figures and tables that show you how to proceed, step by step, and get the best results.

Key Features

  • Master challenging and advanced techniques including 3-D echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to data acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples.
  • Expand your knowledge and apply the latest findings on congenital cardiovascular abnormalities and adult congenital heart disease
  • 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 plus video clips, additional cases, and much more!

Table of Contents

Companion Series Congenital Heart Disease Guide: Table of Contents

1 The Pediatric Transthoracic Echocardiogram

2 The Fetal Echocardiogram

3 Echo in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

4 Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

5 Shunting Lesions

6 Atrioventricular Canal Defects

7 Conotruncal Lesions

8 Transposition of the Great Arteries

9 Venous Anomalies

10 Single Ventricle Lesions

11 Right Heart Anomalies

12 Left Heart Anomalies

13 Myocardial Pathology

14 Kawasaki Disease: Echocardiographic Assessment

15 Thromboembolic phenomena and vegetations

16 Implications of pediatric renal, endocrine and oncologic disease

17 Post-cardiac transplant echocardiographic assessment


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