Echocardiography Review Guide - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323227582, 9780323613507

Echocardiography Review Guide

3rd Edition

Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

Authors: Catherine Otto Rebecca Schwaegler Rosario Freeman
eBook ISBN: 9780323613507
eBook ISBN: 9780323355612
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 30th April 2015
Page Count: 432

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This review companion to Dr. Catherine Otto’s Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography demonstrates how to record echos, avoid pitfalls, perform calculations and understand the fundamentals echocardiography for every type of cardiac problem. It teaches and tests in one convenient volume, with precise step-by-step instructions on using and interpreting echocardiography. It's a must-have for anyone new to the field or preparing for the echocardiography boards, the PTEeXAM, or the diagnostic cardiac sonographer’s exam.

Key Features

  • Enhance your calculation skills for all aspects of echocardiography.
  • Multiple-choice questions in each chapter cover the latest information tested on exams.
  • Features expert advice and easy-to-follow procedures on using and interpreting echo (including pitfalls in recording) in every chapter.

Table of Contents

1. Principles of Echocardiographic Image Acquisition and Doppler Analysis

2. Normal Anatomy and Flow Patterns on Transthoracic Echocardiography

3. Transesophageal Echocardiography

4. Advanced Echocardiographic Modalities

5. Clinical Indications and Quality Assurance

6. Left and Right Ventricular Systolic Function

7. Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function

8. Coronary Artery Disease

9. Cardiomyopathies, Hypertensive, and Pulmonary Heart Disease

10. Pericardial Disease

11. Valvular Stenosis

12. Valvular Regurgitation

13. Prosthetic Valves

14. Endocarditis

15. Cardiac Masses and Potential Cardiac Source of Embolus

16. Diseases of the Great Arteries

17. The Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

18. Intraoperative and Interventional Echocardiography


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About the Authors

Catherine Otto

Catherine M Otto, MD, is Editor-in-Chief of Heart, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology and Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr Otto has combined echocardiography and valve disease expertise. She is a prolific and reliable editor, editing five other Elsevier echocardiography titles ranging from educational content for cardiologists and technicians (Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, Echocardiography Review Guide) to practitioner references (The Practice of Echocardiography, Intraoperative and Interventional Echocardiography) and a title in Braunwald’s Companion series Valvular Heart Disease.

Affiliations and Expertise

Editor-in-Chief, Heart, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology. Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

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