The Ultimate Echo Guide
by Carlos Roldan

Pages: 272
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Edition: 2004
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0781747493


This practical guide is designed to provide a complete echocardiography consultation in an easy, fast, and succinct manner. You will find essential information for a range of commonly encountered pathologies. Discussions of each echo technique (M-mode, 2-D, Doppler TTE, and TEE) include best imaging planes, diagnostic methods, diagnostic formulas, key diagnostic features, data on accuracy and prognosis, and alerts to potential pitfalls. In The Ultimate Echo Guide you'll discover... . Concise, straightforward text with bullet points allows you to access key information at a glance--a great time-saver for the busy clinician. . Specific applications address the use of echo in the pregnant , echo parameters of poor prognosis, echo parameters indicating surgical and non-surgical intervention, intraoperative echo, and follow-up. . Informative tables provide summary information for diagnostic methods, diagnostic accuracy, disease stratification, prognostic indicators, parameters indicating surgical or non-surgical intervention, and follow-up. . Practical content concentrating on information needed for daily or routine echocardiographic performance and interpretation. . More than 260 oversized high-resolution illustrations display the anatomy at actual size to enhance diagnostic features. The Ultimate Echo Guide is also available electronically for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.

Table of Contents

1 The normal color Doppler echocardiogram 1
2 Coronary artery disease 25
3 Ventricular systolic dysfunction 40
4 Ventricular diastolic dysfunction 56
5 Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale 71
6 Mitral regurgitation 85
7 Mitral stenosis 100
8 Aortic regurgitation 112
9 Aortic valve sclerosis and aortic valve stenosis 124
10 Tricuspid and pulmonic valve disease 135
11 Prosthetic value dysfunction 147
12 Common adult congenital heart diseases 157
13 Infective endocarditis 174
14 Intracardiac masses and systemic embolism 189
15 Diseases of the aorta 204
16 Pericardial diseases 221

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