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The Echocardiographers' Guide

By Ted Plappert, Martin G. St. John Sutton

CRC Press – 2006 – 208 pages

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  • Hardback:
    978-1-84184-489-3
    July 23rd 2006
    Out-of-print

Description

The product of the author's combined fifty-four years of experience in cardiac ultrasound at university hospitals, The Echocardiographer's Guide is designed to fill the need for a practical and complete resource for all technologists and physicians performing transthoracic Doppler/echocardiographic examinations. Each of the six chapters focusing on particular areas of cardiac pathology is prefaced with a discussion of the relevant cardiac anatomy and physiology that is prerequisite to obtaining thoughtful and goal-oriented studies and complete diagnoses.

Contents

Physics and Instrumentation. A Normal Doppler Echocardiographic Examination.

Cardiac Pathology. Evaluation of Systolic Function. Evaluation of Diastolic Function.

Valvular Heart Disease. Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiomyopathies. Pericardial Disease.

Diseases of the Aorta.Cardiac Source of Embolism. Cardiac Masses. Heart Transplantation and Surgery for Heart Failure. Congenital Heart Disease. Appendices

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