Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9781455728572, 9780323186490

Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

5th Edition

Print ISBN: 9781455728572
eBook ISBN: 9780323186490
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 25th April 2013
Page Count: 576


Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, 5th Edition enables you to use echocardiography to its fullest potential in your initial diagnosis, decision making, and clinical management of patients with a wide range of heart diseases. World-renowned cardiologist Dr. Catherine M. Otto helps you master what you need to know to obtain the detailed anatomic and physiologic information that can be gained from the full range of echo techniques, from basic to advanced.

Key Features

  • Get straightforward explanations of ultrasound physics, image acquisition, and major techniques and disease categories - all with a practical, problem-based approach.
  • Make the most of this versatile, low-cost, low-risk procedure with expert guidance from one of the foremost teachers and writers in the field of echocardiography.
  • Know what alternative diagnostic approaches to initiate when echocardiography does not provide a definitive answer.
  • Access the entire text online at www.expertconsult.com, as well as echo video recordings that correspond to the still images throughout the book.

Table of Contents


Key Equations

1 Principles of Echocardiographic Image Acquisition and Doppler Analysis

2 Normal Anatomy and Flow Patterns on Transthoracic Echocardiography

3 Transesophageal Echocardiography

4 Advanced Echocardiographic Modalities

5 Clinical Indications and Quality Assurance

6 Left and Right Ventricular Systolic Function

7 Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function

8 Coronary Artery Disease

9 Cardiomyopathies, Hypertensive and Pulmonary Heart Disease

10 Pericardial Disease

11 Valvular Stenosis

12 Valvular Regurgitation

13 Prosthetic Valves

14 Endocarditis

15 Cardiac Masses and Potential Cardiac Source of Embolus

16 Diseases of the Great Arteries

17 The Adult with Congenital Heart Disease

18 Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

The Echo Exam: Quick Reference Guide


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