The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography

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OUP Oxford, Mar 31, 2011 - Medical - 477 pages
The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography is the official textbook of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE). It serves the educational requirements of cardiologists and all clinical medical professionals, underpinning the structural training in the field in accordance with EAE aims and goals, and reflecting the EAE Core Syllabus.

Published in partnership with the European Society of Cardiology, and written by a team of expert authors from across Europe, The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography is a valuable resource to support not only those with an interest in echocardiography, but specifically those seeking the information needed for accreditation and training through the EAE. The textbook is in full colour throughout and contains over 500 high quality illustrations.

The online version of The EAE Textbook of Echocardiography contains the full text of the print edition (which can be browsed by the contents list, the index, or searched), links from references in the text to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and CrossRef), and all figures and illustrations from the print edition, downloadable into PowerPoint. In addition, the online version also provides multiple-choice questions, approved by the by the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE), as well as 140 additional high-quality videos of procedures and techniques, exclusive to the online edition.

 

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Contents

2 Transthoracic echocardiography
15
3 Three dimensional echocardiography
35
4 Transoesophageal and intracardiac echocardiography
45
5 Noninvasive haemodynamic assessment
63
6 Quantification of left ventricular function and synchrony using tissue Doppler strain imaging and speckle tracking
81
7 Contrast echocardiography
99
8 Assessment of systolic function
117
9 Assessment of diastolic function
135
16 Infective endocarditis
289
17 Cardiomyopathies
303
18 Cardiac involvement in systemic diseases
327
19 Pericardial disease
345
20 Tumours and masses
355
21 Diseases of the aorta
371
22 Adult congenital heart disease
387
23 Perioperative echocardiography
413

10 Assessment of left atrial function
151
11 Assessment of right heart function and haemodynamics
165
12 Ischaemic heart disease
183
13 Stress echocardiography
197
14 Valvular heart disease
219
15 Replacement heart valves
271
24 Echocardiography in the emergency room
431
25 Vascular imaging
447
26 Quality assurance in echocardiography
463
Index
469
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Dr. Leda Galiuto is Assistant Professor of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Institute of Cardiology in Rome, Italy. Dr. Luigi Badano is Director of the Echolab in the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences at Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Udine, Italy. Dr. Kevin Fox isConsultant Cardiologist at Imperial College Healthcare Trust in London, UK. Rosa Sicari is Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory of the Institute of Clinical Physiology in Pisa, Italy. Jose Luis Zamorano is Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiovascular Institute at UnviersityClinic San Carlos in Madrid, Spain.

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