- 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.
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
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
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