The Complete Guide to Echocardiography

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Feb 15, 2011 - Medical - 346 pages
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The Complete Guide to Echocardiography is a must-have tool for cardiologists and cardiology trainees preparing for their boards. Accompanied by a CD study tool, this text offers a case-based, problem-oriented and image driven program that will ensure mastery of the essential visual elements of echocardiography in combination with a sophisticated understanding of anatomy, hemodynamics, pathophysiology and disease recognition. Focused teaching principles are combined with specific still and video clip examples on a topic by topic basis, and include a series of questions modeled after those found on the Echo Board Certification Exam. The Complete Guide to Echocardiography is an essential resource for trainees and practitioners.
 

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Contents

1 Physics Instrumentation and Contrast
1
2 The Normal TwoDimensional Echocardiographic Examination
29
3 Doppler Echocardiography
57
4 Transesophageal Echocardiography
73
5 Tissue Doppler and Strain Imaging
87
6 Quantification of Chamber Volumes Left Ventricular Mass and Left Ventricular Function
95
7 Aortic Valve Disease
109
8 Mitral Valve Disease
131
14 Endocarditis and Prosthetic Valve Evaluation
241
15 Ischemic Heart Disease
261
16 Cardiac Masses
275
17 Echocardiography in Systemic Disease
295
18 Aortic Aneurysm Dissection Hematoma and Atheroma
303
19 Rhythm Effects
317
Cardiology Fellows Scan Card Circa 2010 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Echocardiography Laboratory
325
Standard Workup for Transesophageal Echocardiography
327

9 The Right Heart and Pulmonary Hypertension
153
10 Diastolic Function and Dysfunction
167
11 Cardiomyopathy
181
12 Congenital Heart Disease
197
13 Tamponade Constriction and Restriction
231
Informed Consent for Transesophageal Echocardiography
329
Transesophageal Preliminary Report Form
331
Index
333
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