Echocardiography in Heart Failure - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437726954, 9781455728404

Echocardiography in Heart Failure

1st Edition

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Print ISBN: 9781437726954
eBook ISBN: 9781455728404
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 6th December 2011
Page Count: 232


Echocardiography in Heart Failure - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical, how-to guidance on effectively applying echocardiography to evaluate heart failure, make therapeutic decisions, and monitor therapy. Definitive, expert instruction from Drs. Martin St. John Sutton and Denise Wiegers is presented in a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to accurately apply this technique while avoiding any potential 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 echocardiography techniques such as cardiac resynchronization therapy through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to image acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples.
  • Expand your knowledge and apply the latest findings on cardiomyopathy and dyssynchrony.
  • 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

Echocardiography in Heart Failure 1E

1. Distinguishing systolic vs diastolic heart failure: A practical approach by


2. Evaluation of the patient with systolic heart failure

3. Echo parameters important for clinical decision making in HF

4. Evaluation of the patient with diastolic dysfunction

5. Hypertensive heart failure

6. Heart failure due to coronary disease

7. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

8. Role of echocardiography in patients treated with cardiotoxic drugs

9. Assessment of treatment for systolic CHF

10. Echocardiography in the patient with right heart failure

11. Heart failure due to Congenital Heart Disease

12. Echocardiographic evaluation of Ventricular Support Devices

13. The role of echocardiography for OHT


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