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Essential Echocardiography

A Practical Guide With DVD

Solomon, Scott D. (Ed.)

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.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Aortic regurgitation - Aortic stenosis - Atrial fibrillation - Cardiac Imaging - Cardiac ultrasound - Diseases of myocardium/pericardium - Mitral regurgitation - Mitral stenosis - Pulmonary embolism - Pulmonary hypertension - Stress echocardiography - Transesophagea - Tumor - hypertension - ultrasound

Related subjects » Cardiology & Angiology - Radiology

Table of contents 

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 Carolyn Ho Echocardiography in Myocardial Infarction Justina Wu Stress Echocardiography Edmund Bermudez and Ming Hui Chen Cardiomyopathies Bernard Bulwe and Scott D. Solomon Pericardial Disease Ashvin Pande and Leonard Lilly Valvular Heart Disease Aortic Stenosis Edmund Bermudez Aortic Regurgitation Sharon Reimold Mitral Stenosis Robert Ostfeld Mitral Regurgitation Jacqueline Suk and Bernard Bulwer Infective Endocarditis Nagesh Anavekar and Marcus Averbach Miscellaneous Topics in Echocardiography Echocardiography in Atrial Fibrillation Warren Manning Cardiac Source of Embolus Justina Wu Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Hypertension David Aguilar and Bernard Bulwer Cardiac Masses and Tumors Justina Wu Aortic Dissection Laura Benzaquen Congenital Heart Disease: Atrial Septal Defect Edmund Bermudez Adult Congenital Heart Disease Bernard Bulwer and Mike Landzberg Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Primer Bernard Bulwer and Stanton Shernan

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