ASE's Comprehensive Echocardiography (2nd Revised edition)

ASE's Comprehensive Echocardiography (2nd Revised edition)


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Written and endorsed by world experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), this unique multimedia resource uses text, case studies, and online components to cover the latest uses of echocardiography, including the most recent 2D and 3D advances. Unlike other existing textbooks in echocardiography, including the predecessor of this volume, entitled Dynamic Echocardiography, this 2nd edition, with its new title, covers a full range of topics, reflected in its 200 chapters that include essential material in a succinct format. Dr. Roberto M. Lang and his expert colleagues provide everything you need to assess cardiac anatomy and function and obtain clinically useful, noninvasive information for more accurate diagnosis and evaluation of heart disease. "I am also very proud that this textbook illustrates what is great about the ASE. We are a society with more than 16,000 members worldwide, dedicated to quality in cardiovascular ultrasound and education, both of which are prominently demonstrated throughout this textbook. ASE is also a village made up of many different people from many different backgrounds, all united and energized about the value of cardiovascular ultrasound in caring for people worldwide." Foreword by: Neil J. Weissman, American Society of Echocardiography, July 2015 Take advantage of an outstanding online library of slides and videos of case presentations that correspond to crisp, full-color images, allowing you to view dynamic echocardiographic clips of various cardiac pathologies. Tap into the knowledge and skills of a team of experts from the ASE, led by world-renowned authorities in echocardiography. Access the fully searchable text online at, along with additional cases, images, and an extensive library of cine images. Get fully up to date with the latest echo practice guidelines and advanced technologies, including 3D echocardiography and myocardial strain. Gain a better understanding of the latest methods to assess cardiac chamber size and function, valvular stenosis/regurgitation, cardiomyopathies, coronary artery disease, complications of myocardial infarction, and much more - all in a practical, well-illustrated brief yet comprehensive format extensively supported by multimedia material. Stay up to date with hot topics in this rapidly evolving field: interventional/intraoperative echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, cardiac resynchronization therapy, and more. Set the pace with enhanced technologies and guidelines


Section I. Physics and Instrumentation 1. General Principles of Echocardiography 2. Three-Dimensional Echocardiography 3. Doppler Principles 4. Tissue Doppler Imaging and Speckle Tracking Echocardiography 5. Tissue Harmonic Imaging Section II. Transthoracic Echocardiography 6. Transthoracic Echocardiography: Nomenclature and standard views 7. Technical quality 8. Transthoracic Echocardiography Tomographic Views 9. M- Mode Echocardiography 10. Doppler Echocardiography: Normal Antegrade Flow Patterns Section III. Transesophageal Echocardiography 11. Protocol, Probe Insertion and Manipulation, Risks and Complications 12. Transesophageal Echocardiography: Tomographic View 13. Applications of Transesophageal Echocardiography 14. Pitfalls and Artifacts in Transesophageal Echocardiography Section IV. Intracardiac Echocardiography 15. Applications of Intracardiac Echocardiography 16. Limitations of Intracardiac Echocardiography Section V. Intravascular Echocardiography 17. Intravascular Ultrasound: Instrumentation and Technique 18. Intravascular Ultrasound: Applications and Limitations Section VI. Hand-Held Echocardiography 19. Hand-carried cardiac ultrasound: Background, Instrumentation and Technique 20. Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Section VII. Contrast Echocardiography 21. Contrast Echocardiography: Introduction 22. Ultrasonic contrast agents 23. Physical Properties of Microbubble Ultrasound Contrast Agents 24. Applications of Ultrasound Contrast Agents 25. Stress Echocardiography and Contrast 26. Contrast-enhanced carotid imaging Section VIII. Left Ventricular Systolic Function 27. Introduction 28. Left Ventricular Systolic function: Basic Principles 29. Global Left Ventricular systolic function 30. Regional Left Ventricular Systolic Function 31. Assessment of left ventricular dyssynchrony Section IX. Right Heart 32. Right Ventricular Anatomy 33. The Physiologic Basis of Right Ventricular Echocardiography 34. Assessment of Right Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function 35. Right Ventricular Hemodynamics 36. The right atrium 37. Pulmonary embolism Section X. Diastolic Function 38. Physiology of diastole 39. Methods of Assessment 40. Echo Doppler parameters of diastolic function 41. Estimation of Left Ventricular filling pressures 42. Clinical Recommendations for Echocardiography Laboratories for Assessment of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function 43. Newer Methods to Assess Diastolic Function 44. Causes of diastolic dysfunction Section XI. Left Atrium 45. Assessment of Left Atrial Size 46. Assessment of Left Atrial Function Section XII. Ischemic Heart Disease 47. Introduction to Ischemic Heart Disease 48. Ischemic Heart Disease: Basic Principles 49. Acute Chest Pain Syndromes: Differential Diagnosis 50. Echocardiography in Acute Myocardial Infarction 51. Echocardiography in Stable Coronary Artery Disease 52. Old Myocardial Infarction 53. End-Stage Cardiomyopathy Due to Coronary Artery Disease 54. Coronary artery anomalies Section XIII. Stress Echocardiography 55. Stress Echocardiography - Introduction 56. Effects of Exercise, Pharmacological Stress and Pacing on the Cardiovascular System 57. Diagnostic criteria, accuracy 58. Stress Echocardiography Methodology 59. Stress Echocardiography: Image acquisition 60. Prognosis 61. Viability 62. Contrast-enhanced stress echocardiography 63. 3Dimensional stress echocardiography 64. Stress Echocardiography for Valve disease: Aortic Regurgitation and Mitral Stenosis 65. Appropriate Use Criteria for Stress Echocardiography 66. Comparison with other techniques Section XIV. Cardiomyopathies 67. Introduction to Cardiomyopathies 68. Pathophysiology and Variants of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 69. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Pathophysiology, Functional Features and Treatment of Outflow Tract Obstruction 70. Differential of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy versus Secondary Conditions that Mimic Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 71. Echocardiographic Features of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Mechanism of Systolic Anterior Motion 72. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Assessment of therapy 73. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Screening of relatives 74. Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 75. Echocardiography in Athletic Preparticipation Screening 76. Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Etiology, Diagnostic Criteria and Echocardiographic Features 77. Imaging in Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy 78. Echocardiographic Predictors of Outcome in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy 79. Right Ventricle in Dilated Cardiomyopathy 80. Restrictive cardiomyopathy: Classification 81. Cardiac Amyloidosis - Echocardiographic Features 82. Hereditary and Acquired Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy 83. Endomyocardial Fibrosis 84. Restriction versus constriction 85. Echocardiography in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy 86. Echocardiographic Analysis of Left Ventricular Noncompaction 87. Takotsubo-like Transient Left Ventricular Dysfunction: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy 88. A Systematic Echocardiographic Approach to Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy 89. Posttransplantation echocardiographic evaluation 90. Familial Cardiomyopathies 91. Echocardiography in Cor Pulmonale and/or Pulmonary heart disease 92. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation 93. Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Right Heart: Limitations and Technical Considerations Section XV. Aortic Stenosis 94. Aortic stenosis morphology 95. Quantification of aortic stenosis severity 96. Asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis 97. Risk stratification - timing of surgery 98. Low-Flow, low gradient, Aortic Stenosis with Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction 99. Low-Flow, low gradient, Aortic Stenosis with Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction 100. Stress (Exercise) Echocardiography in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis 101. Subaortic Stenosis Section XVI. Aortic Regurgitation 102. Introduction to Aortic Regurgitation 103. Aortic Regurgitation: Etiologies and Left Ventricular Responses 104. Aortic Regurgitation: Pathophysiology 105. Quantitation of Aortic Regurgitation 106. Risk stratification - timing of surgery for aortic regurgitation Section XVII. Mitral Stenosis 107. Mitral Stenosis: Introduction 108. Rheumatic mitral stenosis 109. Quantification of Mitral Stenosis 110. Other (nonrheumatic) etiologies of Mitral Stenosis; situations that mimic Mitral Stenosis 111. Role of hemodynamic stress testing in Mitral Stenosis 112. Consequences of Mitral Stenosis Section XVIII. Mitral Regurgitation 113. Introduction to Mitral Regurgitation 114. Etiologies and Mechanisms of Mitral Valve Dysfunction 115. Mitral valve prolapse 116. Quantification of Mitral Regurgitation 117. Asymptomatic severe Mitral Regurgitation 118. Role of exercise stress testing 119. Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Section XIX. Tricuspid Regurgitation 120. Epidemiology, Etiology and Natural History of Tricuspid Regurgitation 121. Quantification of Tricuspid Regurgitation 122. Indications for Tricuspid Valve Surgery 123. Tricuspid Valve Procedures Section XX. Pulmonic Regurgitation 124. Introduction and Etiology of Pulmonic Regurgitation 125. Pulmonic Regurgitation: Semiquantification Section XXI. Prosthetic Valves 126. Prosthetic Valves: Introduction 127. Classification of Prosthetic valve types and fluid dynamics 128. Aortic prosthetic valves 129. Mitral prosthetic valves 130. Periprosthetic leaks 131. Tricuspid prosthetic valves 132. Mitral valve repair Section XXII. Infective Endocarditis 133. Introduction and Echocardiographic Features of Infective Endocarditis 134. Infective Endocarditis: Role of Transthoracic versus Transesophageal Echocardiography 135. Echocardiography for Prediction of Cardioembolic Risk 136. Echocardiography and Decision Making for Surgery 137. Intraoperative Echocardiography in Infective Endocarditis 138. Limitations and Technical considerations Section XXIII. Pericardial Diseases 139. Introduction to Pericardial diseases 140. Normal pericardial anatomy 141. Pericarditis 142. Pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade 143. Constrictive pericarditis 144. Effusive Constrictive pericarditis 145. Pericardial cysts and Congenital absence of pericardium Section XXIV. Tumors and Masses 146. Introduction to Echocardiographic Assessment of Cardiac Tumors and Masses 147. Primary benign, malignant, and metastatic tumors in the heart 148. Left Ventricular thrombus 149. Left Atrial thrombus 150. Right heart thrombus 151. Normal anatomic variants and artifacts 152. Role of contrast echocardiography in the assessment of intracardiac masses 153. Echocardiography-guided biopsy of intracardiac masses 154. Cardiac sources of emboli Section XXV. Diseases of the Aorta 155. Introduction 156. Aortic atherosclerosis and Embolic Events 157. Aortic aneurysm 158. Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm 159. Acute aortic syndrome 160. Penetrating Atherosclerotic Ulcer and Intramural hematoma 161. Aortic trauma 162. Intraoperative echocardiography 163. Postoperative echocardiography of the Aorta Section XXVI. Adult Congenital Heart Disease 164. Introduction 165. Systematic approach to adult Congenital Heart Disease 166. Common Congenital Heart Defects Associated with left-to-Right Shunts 167. Obstructive Lesions 168. The Adult with Unrepaired Complex Congenital Heart Defects 169. Adult Congenital heart disease with prior surgical repair Section XXVII. Systemic Diseases 170. Hypertension 171. Diabetes 172. End-stage renal disease 173. Obesity 174. Rheumatic fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease 175. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 176. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome 177. Carcinoid heart Disease 178. Amyloid 179. Sarcoidosis 180. Cardiac Involvement in Hypereosinophilic Syndrome 181. Endocrine disease 182. Chagas Cardiomyopathy 183. Sickle cell disease 184. Human Immunodeficiency Virus 185. Cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapy 186. Pregnacy and the heart 187. Cocaine Section XXVIII. Echocardiography in the Emergency Room 188. Echocardiography in Emergency clinical presentation Section XXIX. Interventional Echocardiography 189. Introduction 190. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement 191. MitraClip Procedure 192. Mitral balloon valvuloplasty 193. Transcatheter valve in valve implantation 194. Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defect Closure 195. Transcatheter Cardiac pseudoaneurysm closure 196. Patent foramen ovale 197. Fusion of Three-Dimensional echocardiography with fluoroscopy for intervention guidance Section XXX. Miscellaneous Topics in Echocardiography 198. Appropriate use criteria 199. Carotid Ultrasound to Evaulate Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Plaque Detection 200. Coronary artery imaging

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  • ISBN13: 9780323260114
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 904
  • ID: 9780323260114
  • ISBN10: 032326011X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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