Principles of Echocardiography and Intracardiac Echocardiography

1st Edition

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  • Stuart Hutchison
  • Key Features

    • Features access to the full text, an image library, and moving images online at where you can browse, download, and learn from additional content.
    • Focuses on clinically-oriented and practical information so that you get only the coverage that you need.
    • Presents material in a consistent format that makes it easy for you find information.
    • Explains how to obtain the best image quality and avoid artifacts through instructions on how to and how not to perform echocardiography.
    • Provides excellent visual guidance through high-quality images—many in color—that reinforce the quality of information in the text.
    • Includes numerous tables with useful values and settings to help you master probe settings and measurements.

    Table of Contents

    1 The Aortic Valve

    2 Aortic Stenosis

    3 Aortic Insufficiency

    4 The Mitral Valve

    5 Mitral Stenosis

    6 Mitral Insufficiency

    7 Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve Disease

    8 Prosthetic Valves

    9 Infective Endocarditis

    10 Echocardiographic Assessment of the Left Ventricle

    11 Coronary Artery Disease: Ischemia, Infarction and Complications

    12 Coronary Artery Disease: Stress Echo

    13 Cardiomyopathies

    14 Diastolic Dysfunction and Echocardiographic Hemodynamics

    15 Contrast Echocardiography

    16 Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area and Flow Convergence Methods

    17 Echocardiography and Its Role in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

    18 Stress, Strain, Speckle and Tissue Doppler Imaging: Practical Applications

    19 Principles of Transesophageal Echocardiography

    20 Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Mitral Valve Repair

    21 Intracardiac Echocardiography

    22 Pericardial Diseases 

    23 Right Heart Diseases

    24 Cardiac Masses

    25 Cardiac Trauma

    26 Echocardiographic Guidance of Procedures


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