Echocardiography Review Guide: Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography - 2nd Edition

Echocardiography Review Guide: Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

2nd Edition

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Authors: Catherine Otto Rebecca Schwaegler Rosario Freeman
Imprint: Saunders

Description

Echocardiography Review Manual fully prepares you for success on the echocardiography boards, the PTEeXAM, or the diagnostic cardiac sonographer's exam. Drs. Catherine M. Otto and Rosario Freeman, along with cardiac sonographer Rebecca G. Schwaegler, clearly demonstrate how to record echos, avoid pitfalls, perform calculations, and understand the fundamentals of echocardiography for all types of cardiac disease.

Key Features

  • Enhance your calculation skills for all aspects of echocardiography.
  • Challenge yourself with multiple-choice questions in every chapter - thoroughly updated in this edition - covering all of the latest information tested on exams.
  • Review essential basic principles with The Echo Manual, a consolidated, portable reference from the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography.
  • Benefit from expert advice and easy-to-follow procedures on using and interpreting echo (including pitfalls in recording) in every chapter.

Table of Contents

Echocardiography Review Guide, 2nd Edition: Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

Rosario V. Freeman, MD, Rebecca G. Schwaegler, RDCS, Catherine M. Otto, MD

  1. Principles of Echocardiographic Image Acquisition and Doppler Analysis   
  2. The Transthoracic Echocardiogram  
  3. Transesophageal Echocardiography
  4. Advanced Echocardiographic Modalities
  5. Clinical Indications
  6. Left and Right Ventricular Systolic Function
  7. Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function
  8. Ischemic Cardiac Disease
  9. Cardiomyopathies, Hypertensive and Pulmonary Heart Disease
  10. Pericardial Disease
  11. Valvular Stenosis
  12. Valve Regurgitation
  13. Prosthetic Valves
  14. Endocarditis
  15. Cardiac Masses and Potential Cardiac Source of Embolus
  16. Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Great Vessels
  17. The Adult with Congenital Heart Disease
  18. Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323248198
eBook ISBN:
9781437703924

About the Author

Catherine Otto

Affiliations and Expertise

J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Director, Heart Valve Clinic, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

Rebecca Schwaegler

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Diagnostic Ultrasound Department, College of Science and Engineering, Seattle University; Cardiac Sonographer, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Rosario Freeman

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Training Programs in Cardiovascular Disease, University of Washington School of Medicine; Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington