ISBN 9788184737677,The Washington Manual of Echocardiography

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography



PeePee Publishers and Distributors Pvt

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788184737677

ISBN-10 818473767X

Paper Back

Number of Pages 304 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Sciences

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography provides quick insight into the successful performance and interpretation of echocardiographic images.

Ideal for todays cardiology fellow, this outstanding reference is both sufficiently comprehensive to guide users through training and accessible enough as a quick consult for general physicians who are interested in echocardiography.

Key Features:

Tips and pearls from cardiologists and sonographers offer guidance on proper set-up, correct transduction technique and image optimization
Easy-to-navigate sections address diagnostic markers of valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies and congenital anomalies, as well as applications of trans-esophageal echocardiography
Abundant high-quality images enhance visual learning and improve diagnostic accuracy
Succinct yet comprehensive descriptions present critical pieces of information on key areas of echocardiography and Doppler techniques
Free online companion website with hundreds of echo clips in addition to the full text for you to access anytime, anywhere
Table of Contents:

Introduction to Echocardiographic Principles
The Comprehensive Transthoracic Echocardiographic Examination
The Role of Contrast in Echocardiography
Quantification of Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function
Right Ventricular Function and Pulmonary Hemodynamics
Stress Testing for Ischemia and Viability
Ischemic Heart Disease and Complications of Myocardial Infarction
Aortic Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Pulmonic Valve 149
Tricuspid Valve Disorders
Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves
Infective Endocarditis
Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Tamponade
Diseases of the Great Vessels: Aorta and Pulmonary Artery
Congenital Heart Disease
Cardiac Masses
Cardiac Manifestations of Systemic Illness
Transesophageal Echocardiography