Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook

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Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 8, 2011 - Medical - 235 pages

Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a valuable diagnostic modality now routinely used during cardiac surgery and in the intensive care unit. Increasingly, anesthesiologists trained in TEE provide the service in both settings where they face the challenge of integrating numerous current TEE guidelines into day-to-day practice. Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook has been designed to be a concise, portable guide for using TEE to recognize cardiac pathology during the perioperative period.

This compact guide has a diverse appeal for anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, and cardiologists desiring comprehensive up-to-date echocardiographic information at their fingertips.

Features

  • More than 450 full-color, high quality clinical images and illustrations
  • Synopsis of cardiac pathology commonly encountered in cardiac surgery patients
  • Convenient spiral binding
  • On-the-spot reference for echocardiographers with a wide range of experience, from novice to expert
 

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Contents

Normal TEE Views
1
Doppler and Hemodynamics
31
Ventricles
50
Native Valves
77
Prosthetic Valves Transcatheter Valves and Valve Repairs
116
Aorta
137
Congenital Heart Disease
150
Variants Foreign Material Masses and Endocarditis
179
Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplant
198
Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and Diastolic Dysfunction
209
Pericardium
218
Index
229
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Dr. Annette Vegas, MD, FRCPC, FASE
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Director of Perioperative TEE
Department of Anesthesia
Toronto General Hospital
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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