Advances in Echo Imaging Using Contrast Enhancement (2nd Revised edition)

Advances in Echo Imaging Using Contrast Enhancement (2nd Revised edition)

By: R. Schlief (editor), Navin C. Nanda (editor), Barry B. Goldberg (editor)Hardback

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This is an expanded second edition of this work which reflects the considerable growth of interest in echo-enhancement. The first section deals with important emerging issues and technologies and covers harmonic imaging, the use of echo-enhancers to provide quantitative information, and the application of enhanced power Doppler to tissue imaging. The second, on contrast echocardiography, explores the use of echo-enhancement during transoesophageal imaging, describing the use of contrast-enhancement transoesophageal imaging to determine coronary flow reserve, and another section gives a detailed account of the application of the technique to the evaluation of left ventricular function. The work goes on to describe the intraoperative use of contrast echocardiography and discusses the potential of myocardial contrast echocardiography to replace thallium scintigraphy. The book covers the emerging technique of transient response imaging and its role in the assessment of myocardial perfusion, and three-dimensional contrast echocardiographic assessment of myocardial perfusion.

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Part 1 Echo-enhancement agents: basic aspects; contrast echocardiography - a historical perspective, P.M. Shah; principles. microbubble fluid dynamics of echo contrast, S. Meerbaum; physics of microbubble scattering, N. de Jong; spontaneous echo contrast - etiology, technology dependence and clinical implications, A.A. Aiazian, et al; echo-enhancing agents - their physics and pharmacology, R. Schlief; echo-enhancing agents - safety, N.C. Nanda, E.L. Carstensen; behaviour of echo contrast microbubbles in the microvasculature, G. Giraud, D.J. Sahn; imaging instrumentation for ultrasound contrast agents, J.E. Powers, et al; Doppler myocardial imaging, G.R. Sutherland; quantitative Doppler intensitometry, K.Q. Schwarz, et al. Part 2 Contrast echocardiography - clinical aspects; contrast echocardiography today, N.C. Nanda, J.S. Raichlen; clinical use of contrast agents - technical (practical) considerations, J.R. Shapiro, R.S. Meltzer; right heart echo enhancement in the assessment of pulmonary artery pressures and right ventricular function, W.E. Kemp Jr, B.F. Byrd; contrast enhanced colour Doppler in the assessment of mitral regurgitation; H. von Bibra, et al; contrast enhanced Doppler in the assessment of the aortic stenosis, S. Nakatani, K. Miyatake; detection of intrapulmonary vasodilatation and diagnosis of haepatopulmonary syndrome using contrast echocardiography, G.A. Abrams, et al; identification of right sided structures by contrast transoesophageal echocardiography, with emphasis on patent foramen ovale, B.K. Khandheria; contrast echo-enhancement during transoesophageal echocardiography - indications and clinical benefits, D. Hausmann, et al; transoesophageal echocardiographic assessment of coronary flow reserve and coronary artery stenosis using echo enhancement, C. Caiati, et al; left ventricular contrast echocardiography - echoventriculography - stress echocardiography, R. Erbel, et al; contrast colour flow Doppler evaluation of the left ventricle, J.S. Raichlen, N.C. Nanda; usefulness of echo-enhancement in stress echocardiography (USA experience); J. Wiewall Winkelmann, et al; assessment of myocardial perfusion with various intravenous echo enhancing agents, D. Rovai, et al; myocardial contrast echocardiography in ischemic heart disease: Osaka experience, T. Masuyama, et al; assessment of myocardial viability post-infarction with myocardial contrast echocardiography, C. Firschke, S. Kaul; can myocardial contrast echo replace thallium?, S. Beppu; intraoperative applications of contrast echocardiography, J.R. Shapiro; harmonic imaging during contrast echocardiography - basic principles and potential clinical value, H.R. Villarraga, et al; transient response imaging during contrast echocardiography, T.R. Porter; three-dimensional echocardiographic assessment of myocardial perfusion abnormalities, J. Yao, et al.

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  • publication date: 31/05/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780792343554
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9780792343554
  • weight: 1553
  • ISBN10: 0792343557
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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