Case Based Echocardiography: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

Case Based Echocardiography: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

By: Theodore Abraham (editor)Paperback

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Case Based Echocardiography will provide a case-based introduction/primer to the practice of echocardiography with liberal use of images and actual patient histories. The reader will be able to gain extensive practical knowledge of the practice of echocardiography with the use of these case reports. These will concentrate on the skills necessary to increase specialist knowledge of echocardiography practice.

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The authors are all internationally renowned experts in echocardiography and have considerable experience in training echocardiography staff in all aspects of best practice.


1. Physics and Artifacts.- 2. Basic Ultrasound Views.- 3. Quantification of Left Ventricular Size and Wall Thickness.- 4. Quantification of Left Ventricular Systolic Function.- 5. Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Assessment.- 6. Echocardiographic Assessment of Diastolic Dysfunction (DD) and Heart Failure with Normal EF (HFnlEF).- 7. Tissue Doppler and Strain Imaging.- 8. Transesophageal Echocardiography.- 9. Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography.- 10. Use of echo contrast in routine practice.- 11. Three Dimensional Echocardiography.- 12. Stress Echocardiography.- 13. Mechanical Dyssynchrony Assessment.- 14. Post Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) Optimization Protocol.- 15. Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Ventricle.- 16. Aortic Valve Stenosis and Regurgitation.- 17. Mitral Regurgitation and Stenosis- 18. Right Sided Heart Valves assessment in Disease.- 19. The Assessment of Prosthetic Valve Function.- 20. Diseases of the Aorta.- 21. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.- 22. Stress Cardiomyopathy.- 23. Pericardial Diseases.- 24. Adult Congenital Heart Disease.- 25. Percutaneous interventions for congenital heart defects.- 26. Cardiac Tumors and Masses.- 27. Cardiac Transplantation.- 28. Vascular Imaging.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781849961509
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 349
  • ID: 9781849961509
  • ISBN10: 1849961506

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