Pocket Atlas of Echocardiography

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Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 233 pages
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In diagnostic cardiology, the usefulness and effectiveness of state-of-the-art echocardiography is unsurpassed. This handy atlas includes all of the information you need to navigate the numerous imaging planes that transect the heart with ease and confidence.Comprehensive coverage:
  • More than 400 illustrations, including, sharp, clear echocardiograms, full-color schematic diagrams, and 3-D images.
  • Detailed descriptions of all of the acoustic windows and imaging planes for every echocardiogram.
  • All major diseases depicted in B-mode, M-mode, Doppler and color Doppler.
  • A practical overview of the patient examination, including imaging and patient positioning.
  • All cardiac diseases are shown -- valvular heart disease, coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathies, prosthetic valves, carditis, septal defects, hypertensive heart diseases, intracardiac masses.
  • Hundreds of vivid mnemonic devices and useful tips to help you locate, name, and remember all anatomical structures and features.
  • Intelligent design:
  • Integrated illustrations and succinct text on every page.
  • Fits in your pocket for rapid reference and review.
  • Durably designed to withstand everyday use.
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    Marienhospital, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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