Echocardiography in Heart Failure

1st Edition

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  • Martin St. John Sutton
  • Susan Wiegers
  • 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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    About the editors

    Martin St. John Sutton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Director, Cardiovascular Imaging, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA