Practice of Clinical Echocardiography - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781437727654, 9781455733798

Practice of Clinical Echocardiography

4th Edition

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Authors: Catherine Otto
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437727654
eBook ISBN: 9781455733798
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 8th May 2012
Page Count: 960

Description

In Practice of Clinical Echocardiography, world-renowned authority Dr. Catherine M. Otto offers expert guidance on interpreting echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data and applying your findings to your daily clinical decision making. This medical reference book keeps you current on the latest advances and techniques, so you can implement the best possible approaches with your patients!

Key Features

  • Master the challenging practice of echocardiography through clear explanations of advanced concepts..
  • Reinforce your learning with a visually rich reference that includes abundant figures and tables to supplement the text.
  • Utilize the most promising approaches for your patients with coverage of all echocardiography modalities, including contrast and 3-D echocardiography.
  • Zero in on the critically important information and get a quick summary for review thanks to key points at the end of each chapter and a disease-oriented assessment of echocardiographic data.

Table of Contents

Part 1. ADVANCED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES

  1. Transesophageal echocardiography
  2. Monitoring Ventricular Function in the Operating Room: Impact on Clinical Outcome
  3. Contrast Ultrasound Imaging: Technical Aspects and Clinical Applications 
  4. Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
  5. Echocardiographic guidance of structural heart disease interventions
  6. Intracardiac Echocardiography
  7. Intravascular ultrasound: Principles, histologic correlation and clinical applications
  8. Hand held echocardiography
  9. Part 2. THE LEFT VENTRICLE

  10. Quantitative evaluation of left ventricular structure, wall stress, and systolic function.
  11. Myocardial mechanics: Velocity, strain, strain-rate, cardiac synchrony, and twist
  12. Assessment of diastolic function by echocardiography
  13. Digital image processing and  automated image analysis in echocardiography 
  14.  Part 3. ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE

  15. The role of echocardiographic evaluation in patients presenting with acute chest pain to the emergency department.
  16. Echocardiography in the coronary care unit: Management of acute myocardial infarction, detection of complications and prognostic implications.
  17. Exercise echocardiography
  18. Stress echocardiography with nonexercise techniques: Principles, protocols, interpretation, and clinical applications
  19. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Coronary Blood Flow: Approaches and Clinical Applications
  20. Part 4. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

  21. Mi

Details

No. of pages:
960
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455733798
eBook ISBN:
9780323248204
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437727654

About the Author

Catherine Otto

Affiliations and Expertise

J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Director, Heart Valve Clinic, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington