Essential Echocardiography. A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

  • ID: 4414253
  • Book
  • 432 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Echocardiography remains the most commonly used imaging technique to visualize the heart and great vessels, and this clinically oriented text by Drs. Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, and Linda D. Gillam helps you make the most of its diagnostic and prognostic potential for your patients. Part of the highly regarded Braunwald's family of cardiology references, Essential Echocardiography expertly covers basic principles of anatomy and physiology, the appearance of normal variants across a wide range of cardiovascular diseases, and the hands-on approaches necessary to acquire and interpret optimal echocardiographic images in the clinical setting.

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Solomon: Essential Echocardiography: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

Section 1: Principles of Ultrasound and Instrumentation

1. Physical Principles of Ultrasound and Generation of Images

2. M-Mode Imaging

3. Principles of Contrast Echocardiography

4. Principles of Transesophageal Echocardiography

5. Principles of 3-Dimensional Ultrasound

6. Principles and Practical Aspects of Strain Echocardiography

7. Understanding Imaging Artifacts

Section 2: The Echocardiographic Examination

8. Principles of Transthoracic Imaging Acquisition: The Standard Adult Transthoracic Echocardiographic Examination

9. The Transthoracic Examination, View By View

10. Three-Dimensional Echocardiography: Image Acquisition

11. Optimization of the Patient and Equipment

12. Utilizing Contrast Echocardiography in Practice

13. Echo On-Call: Echocardiographic Emergencies

Section 3: Assessment of Cardiac Structure and Function

14. Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Function

15. Left Ventricular Diastolic Function

16. Assessment of Right Ventricular Structure and Function

17. Assessment of the Atria

Section 4: Echocardiography for Diseases of the Myocardium

18. Acute Myocardial Infarction

19. Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction

20. Long-Term Consequences and Prognosis after Myocardial Infarction

21. Echocardiography in Heart Failure

22. Dilated Cardiomyopathies

23. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

24. Restrictive and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies

25. Echocardiography in Assessment of Cardiac Synchrony

26. Echocardiography in Assessment of Ventricular Assist Devices

27. Stress Echocardiography and Echo in Cardiopulmonary Testing

Section 5: Valvular Heart Disease

28. Mitral Valve Disease

29. Aortic Valve Disease

30. Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve Disease

31. Prosthetic Valves

32. Echocardiography in Percutaneous Valvular Intervention

Section 6: Diseases of the Pericardium and Great Vessels

33. Pericardial Disease

34. Diseases of the Aorta

Section 7: Diseases of the Pulmonary Artery and Veins

35. Pulmonary Embolism

36. Pulmonary Hypertension

Section 8: Cardiac Masses

37. Primary and Secondary Tumors

38. Identification of Intracardiac Thrombus

39. Other Cardiac Masses

Section 9: Systemic Diseases Involving the Heart

40. Echocardiography in Infective Endocarditis

41. Other Systemic Diseases and the Heart

42. Echocardiography in Malignant Disease

Section 10: Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult

43. Atrial Septal Defect

44. Ventricular Septal Defect

45. Other Common Congenital Defects in Adults

Section 11: Miscellaneous Topics in Echocardiography

46. Handheld Echocardiography

47. Appropriate Use of Echocardiography

48. Echocardiography in the Context of Other Cardiac Imaging Modalities

49. Transesophageal Echocardiography for Cardiac Surgery

Appendix A: Reference Tables

Appendix B: Commonly Utilized Equations in Echocardiography
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Solomon, Scott D Director, Noninvasive Cardiology, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Wu, Justina Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine Department, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Gillam, Linda D. Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, Atlantic Health System, Morristown, New Jersey.
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