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.
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Table of Contents

Echocardiography in Heart Failure 1E

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

echocardiography

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

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323248990
eBook ISBN:
9781455728404
Print ISBN:
9781437726954

About the authors

Martin St. John Sutton

Affiliations and Expertise

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