Practical Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

2nd Edition

Text with DVD-ROM


  • David Sidebotham
  • Alan Merry
  • Malcolm Legget
  • Key Features

    • Understand the fundamental scientific principles and clinical applications of TEE in heart surgery.
    • Find the answers you need quickly with handy hints highlighted in text boxes, key points, and numerous line drawings.
    • Prepare for board certification by reviewing slides of key points that are included on the DVD.

    Table of Contents

    Sidebotham: Practical Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography 2E

    Section 1: physical principles of ultrasound

    1. Physical principles, image formation, and artifacts
    2. Principles of Doppler ultrasound
    3. Section 2: perioperative transesophageal echocardiography

    4. TEE image planes and standard views
    5. Three-dimensional TEE
    6. Epiaortic and epicardial imaging
    7. Diagnostic pitfalls and cardiac masses
    8. Systolic left ventricular function
    9. Diastolic left ventricular function
    10. The mitral valve
    11. The aortic valve and left ventricular outflow tract
    12. The thoracic aorta
    13. Prosthetic valves
    14. The right ventricle, tricuspid valve, and pulmonary valve
    15. Adult congenital
    16. Heart and lung transplantation
    17. Mechanical cardiac and respiratory support
    18. Section 3: Critical care echocardiography

    19. Transthoracic echocardiography
    20. Echocardiography in the intensive care unit
    21. Assessment of hemodynamic instability
    22. Chest ultrasound
    23. Section 4: Quantitative Echocardiography

    24. Quantitative echocardiography
    25. DVD


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    About the authors

    David Sidebotham

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Deapartments of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

    Alan Merry

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

    Malcolm Legget

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Echo-Cardiologist, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand