Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

4th Edition

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  • Catherine Otto
    • Print ISBN 9781416055594

    Key Features

    • Covers all main diseases, including adult congenital heart disease, with a problem-based approach to echocardiography.
    • Reviews basic principles for evaluation, the echocardiographic approach, differential diagnosis, limitations, and technical considerations for each disease, as well as alternate diagnostic approaches.
    • Enables you to perform procedures correctly and recognize inadequate data with coverage of technical details for data acquisition and limitations of each echocardiographic approach.
    • Emphasizes alternative diagnostic approaches to help you solve clinical problems when echocardiography does not provide a definitive answer.
    • Includes The Echo Exam (a brief summary of how to do it, the necessary calculations, diagnosis and examples) as an appendix for review and reinforcement.

    Table of Contents

    1. Principles of Image Acquisition and Doppler Analysis

    2. Transthoracic Anatomy and Hemodynamics

    3. Transesophageal Imaging and Doppler Flows

    4. Advanced Echocardiographic Modalities (add dyssynchrony and strain rate)

    5. Clinical Indications for Echocardiography

    6. Left and Right Ventricular Systolic Function

    7. Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function

    8. Ischemic Cardiac Disease (move stress echo here)

    9. Cardiomyopathies, Hypertensive Heart Disease, and Pulmonary Heart Disease

    10. Pericardial Disease

    11. Valvular Stenosis

    12. Valvular Regurgitation

    13. Prosthetic Valves

    14. Endocarditis

    15. Cardiac Masses and Cardiac “Source of Embolus”

    16. Diseases of the Great Vessels

    17. Adult Congenital Heart Disease

    18. Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography


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