This presentation of selected clinical case examples plus CD-ROM allows clinically-based assistance for assessing and judging typical stress echocardiographical findings. Newer methods such as stress (Doppler) echocardiography are considered. The book is outlined with clinical information and with echocardiographical findings and assessment strategies including a CD-ROM with analysis software for the visual presentation of the cases. This allows the practical simulation of the clinical routine for quick learning. The operation of the hybrid CD-ROM is uncomplicated. The user profits from an excellent selection of didactically instructive and clinically-based examples as well as by numerous recommendations, tips, and tricks for the daily routine.
Synopsis of the examples: I. Normal findings; II. Diagnosis of ischemia; III. Diagnosis of viability; IV. Functional diagnosis of the global myocardial kinetics; V. Functional diagnosis of hemodynamic parameters; VI. Strategies to optimize the interpretation of stress echocardiography findings