2007, XIV, 458 p. 515 illus., 133 illus. in color. With DVD.
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Essential Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook With DVD serves as today's premier practical guide to the understanding of the most commonly used cardiac imaging technique in the world. The perfect marriage between anatomy and physiology, the text covers emerging cardiac imaging technologies, advances in ultrasound technology, as well as new techniques and applications of cardiac ultrasound.
In addition to the numerous echocardiographic images and dedicated illustrations in the text, this volume also provides a DVD containing moving images illustrating the major points in all chapters. The DVD also provides a unique introductory learning tool for the student, who is encouraged to view the DVD while reading the text. It also serves as a comprehensive visual encyclopedia for the more experienced sonographer.
This book provides the physiological, anatomical, and diagnostic grounding for all students of cardiac ultrasound, as well as a sound basis for a more general understanding of cardiac imaging. This volume will be of great value to cardiologists in training and practice, internists, and cardiac sonographers.
Principles of Echocardiography
Echocardiographic Instrumentation and Principles
Scott D. Solomon
Introduction to Imaging: The Normal Examination
Dara Lee and Scott D. Solomon
Protocol and Nomenclature in Transthoracic Echocardiography
Bernard Bulwer and Jose Rivero
Clinical Utility of Echocardiography
Bernard Bulwer and Faisal Shamshad
Diseases of the Myocardium and Pericardium
Echocardiographic Assessment of Systolic Function
Bernard Bulwer and Scott D. Solomon
Echocardiographic Assessment of Diastolic Function
Echocardiography in Myocardial Infarction
Edmund Bermudez and Ming Hui Chen
Bernard Bulwe and Scott D. Solomon
Ashvin Pande and Leonard Lilly
Valvular Heart Disease
Jacqueline Suk and Bernard Bulwer
Nagesh Anavekar and Marcus Averbach
Miscellaneous Topics in Echocardiography
Echocardiography in Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiac Source of Embolus
Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Hypertension
David Aguilar and Bernard Bulwer
Cardiac Masses and Tumors
Congenital Heart Disease: Atrial Septal Defect
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Bernard Bulwer and Mike Landzberg
Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Primer
Bernard Bulwer and Stanton Shernan