- Recognize the Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) images you see in practice by comparing them to abundant 2D and 3D images, as well as an extensive online library of moving (cine) images.
- Learn from acknowledged leaders in the field of cardiac anesthesiology - Drs. David L. Reich and Gregory W. Fischer.
- See how to address specific clinical situations with detailed case studies and discussions of challenging issues.
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SECTION 1: PRINCIPLES AND THE NORMAL HEART
1. Getting Started with Echocardiography: The Twenty Standard Views
2. Principles and Physics: Principles of Ultrasound
3. Principles and Physics: Principles of Doppler Ultrasound
4. Principles and Physics: Equations to Remember (the Bernoulli Equation, Velocity-Time Integrals, and the Continuity Equation)
5. Principles and Physics: Transducer Characteristics
6. Principles and Physics: Imaging Artifacts and Pitfalls
7. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Components of the Complete Examination
8. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Epiaortic Imaging
9. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Three-Dimensional Views: Replicating the Surgeon's View
10. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination: Extracardiac Anatomy
11. Quantitative and Semiquantitative Echocardiography: Dimensions and Flows
12. Quantitative and Semiquantitative Echocardiography: Ventricular and Valvular Physiology
SECTION 2: UNDERSTANDING HOW TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY DEMONSTRATES CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOLOGY
13. Myocardial Ischemia and Aortic Atherosclerosis
14. Aortic Valve Anatomy and Embryology
15. Mitral Valvular Disease
16. Tricuspid Valvular Disease
17. Pulmonic Valvular Disease
19. Aneurysms and Dissections
21. Imaging of Cardiac Tumors and Solid and Gaseous Materials
22. Intracardiac Devices, Catheters, and Cannulas
23. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pericardial Disease
24. Adult Congenital Heart Disease
25. Pulmonary Hypertension
26. Recent Advances
SECTION 3: MAINTAINING QUALITY OF PERIOPERATIVE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
27. Indications for Transesophageal Echocardiograp