A Practical Approach to Clinical Echocardiography

A Practical Approach to Clinical Echocardiography

By: Jagdish S. Mohan (author)Hardback

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Description

An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart. The picture is much more detailed than a plain x-ray image and involves no radiation exposure (MedlinePlus). This book is a practical guide to the latest advances and techniques in echocardiography. Beginning with an introduction to the fundamentals of the procedure, the following sections discuss both basic and advanced techniques for different cardiac conditions. Highly illustrated with echo images and diagrams of heart structures, this invaluable reference helps trainees recognise and interpret echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data to make an accurate clinical diagnosis. Key points * Practical guide to latest advances and techniques in echocardiography * In depth coverage of fundamentals and principles of echo * Includes basic and advanced techniques * Highly illustrated with echo images, diagrams and Doppler flow data

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About Author

Jagdish C Mohan MD DM FASE Director of Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi, India

Contents

Section 1: Fundamentals of Echocardiography * Echocardiography: Basic Principles, Technique, Display and Interpretation * Hemodynamic Evaluation by Echo-Doppler Techniques Section 2: Valvular Heart Disease * Mitral Stenosis * Mitral Regurgitation * Aortic Valve Stenosis * Aortic Valve Regurgitation * Tricuspid Valve * Pulmonary Valve * Evaluation of Prosthetic Heart Valves Section 3: Systolic and Diastolic Function * Left Ventricular Systolic Function * Echocardiographic Assessment of Right Ventricular Function: Methods and Clinical Applications * Diastolic Function Section 4: Muscle Mechanics * Tissue Doppler Echocardiography: Current Status and Applications * Deformation Imaging: Theory and Practice * Rotation, Twist and Torsion Section 5: CHD, Aorta and Pericardium * Congenital Heart Disease in Adults * Aorta: Congenital and Acquired Disorders * Pericardial Diseases Section 6: Structural Heart Disease * Ischemic Heart Disease * Tumors, Masses and Infection * Cardiomyopathies

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9789351521402
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 446
  • ID: 9789351521402
  • weight: 2100
  • ISBN10: 9351521400

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