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.
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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- 1st December 2021
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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 email@example.com Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, US firstname.lastname@example.org
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