Point-of-Care Echocardiography - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323612845

Point-of-Care Echocardiography

1st Edition

A Clinical Case-Based Visual Guide

Author: Tasneem Z. Naqvi
Paperback ISBN: 9780323612845
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st December 2021
Page Count: 352

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Easy-to-use, handheld echocardiographic equipment has recently become a reliable, faster, lower-cost initial assessment option for cardiologists and other healthcare providers. Point-of-Care Echocardiography: A Case-Based Visual Guide clearly explains and demonstrates how to incorporate and effectively employ this new technology in your practice. Real-life images from actual outpatient consultations and in-patient evaluations provide step-by-step guidance on using handheld echo to arrive at a definitive diagnosis and/or to exclude other possible diagnoses.

Table of Contents

1) Cardiac Anatomy
2) Cardiac Physiology
3) Vascular Anatomy
4) Basic ultrasound and Doppler principles
5) Hand Held Echo System
6) Ultrasound imaging of for the heart
7) Ultrasound imaging views of the blood vessels
8) Imaging Limitations and Pitfalls
9) Clinical Cases

Assessment of cardiac chamber size: Left and Right Ventricle, Left and Right Atrium: Normal and abnormal
Assessment of left ventricular function – Normal and abnormal
Assessment of right ventricular function – Normal and abnormal
Assessment of cardiac valves – Normal Function
Assessment of cardiac valves – Valve regurgitation
Assessment of cardiac valves – Valve stenosis
Assessment of Blood vessels – Ascending Aorta - Normal and abnormal
Pulmonary artery – Normal and abnormal
Aortic arch – Normal and abnormal
Descending aorta – Normal and abnormal
Carotid arteries - Normal and abnormal

Clinical Case collection involving history, physical exam and lab data, HHE views and clinical decision making


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About the Author

Tasneem Z. Naqvi

Director of Echocardiography, Professor of Medicine, Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale 13400 E Shea Blvd Scottsdale, AZ 85259 (480) 301-4040 tnaqvi2@gmail.com Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, US tnaqvi2@gmail.com

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Mayo College of Medicine, Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA