Practice Of Clinical Echocardiography

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Item#: 9780323401258
Edition 05
Author Otto, Catherine
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The new edition ofPractice of Clinical Echocardiography provides expert guidance on interpreting echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data. Designed for those already equipped with a mastery of basic principles, this definitive reference shows you how to apply these findings to your daily clinical decision making. Each chapter focuses on a specific disease process with technical details ofqualitative and quantitative interpretation of echocardiographic images and Doppler flow data.

Table of Contents
Section 1: Advanced Principles for the Echocardiographer 1. The Diagnostic Echocardiography Laboratory: Structure, Standards and Quality Improvement2. 3D Echocardiography: Principles of Image Acquisition, Display and Analysis3. The Comprehensive Diagnostic Transesophageal Echocardiogram: Integrating 2D and 3D Imaging, Doppler Quantitation and Advanced Approaches4. Intraoperative and Procedural Echocardiography: Basic Principles5. Intracardiac Echocardiography6. Point of Care Echocardiography: Scope of Practice, Quality Assurance and Impact on Patient OutcomesSection 2: The Left Ventricle 7. Left Ventricular Structure and Systolic Function: Quantitative Echocardiography8. Myocardial Mechanics: Velocity, Strain, Strain Rate, Cardiac Synchrony and Twist9. Left Ventricular Diastolic Function10. Digital Image Processing and Automated Image Analysis in EchocardiographySection 3: Ischemic Heart Disease 11. Echocardiography in the Emergency Department: Role in Patients with Acute Chest Pain12. Echocardiography in the Coronary Care Unit: Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Detection of Complications and Prognostic Implications13. Exercise Echocardiography for Diagnosis of Coronary Disease14. Non-Exercise Stress Echocardiography for Diagnosis of Coronary DiseaseSection 4: Valvular Heart Disease 15. Aortic Stenosis: Disease Severity, Progression, and Timing of Intervention16. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Role of Echocardiography in Patient Selection, Procedural Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation of Outcomes17. Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Quantitation of Disease Severity and Timing of Surgical Intervention18. Mitral Regurgitation: Valve Anatomy, Regurgitant Severity and Timing Of Intervention. (Including Secondary MR)19. Surgical Mitral Valve Repair: Patient Selection, Operative Planning and Intra-Operative Monitoring20. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair: Role of Echocardiography in Patient Selection, Procedural Guidance and Evaluation of Outcomes21. Mitral Stenosis: Patient Selection, Hemodynamic Results, Complications and Long-Term Outcome with Balloon Mitral Commissurotomy22. Endocarditis: the Role of Echocardiography in Diagnosis and Decision-Making23. Fluid Dynamics of Prosthetic Valves24. Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction: Echocardiographic Recognition and Quantitation (Including Paravalvular Regurgitation and Closure)Section 5: Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial Disease 25. Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Role of Echocardiography in Diagnosis and Patient Management26. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Echocardiography in Diagnosis and Management of Patients (Including Stress Testing)27. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: Diagnosis and Prognostic Implications28. Pericardial Disease29. Cardiac Transplantation: Pre and Post Transplant EvaluationSection 6: The Right Heart 31. Right Ventricular Anatomy, Function and Echocardiographic Evaluation32. Pulmonary Hypertension: Role of Echocardiography in Diagnosis and Patient Management33. Right Sided Valve Disease in AdultsSection 7: Vascular And Systemic Diseases 34. Aortic Dissection and Trauma: Value and Limitations of Echocardiography35. Systemic Diseases Characterized by Immune-Mediated Injury: Echocardiographic Findings36. Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders (Include Alcohol, Sleep Apnea, Liver Disease, Diabetes, Obesity): Echocardiographic Findings37. Echocardiography in Athletes38. Inherited Connective Tissue Disorders: the Role of Echocardiography in Diagnosis and Decision-Making39. Aging Changes Seen on Echocardiography40. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Patients with a Systemic Embolic Event41. The Role of Echocardiography in Patients with Atrial Fi
illation and Flutter42. Cardiac TumorsSection 8: Adult Congenital Heart Disease and the Pregnant Patient 43. Heart Disease in Pregnancy44. Congenital Shunts45. Left Heart Anomalies46. Right Heart Anomalies47. Conotruncal Lesions Including Tetralogy of Fallot48. Transposition of the Great Arteries49. Single Ventricles