Echocardiography Review Guide
By Catherine M. Otto, MD and Rebecca G. Schwaegler, RDCS
368 pages 628 ills
Trim size 7 1/4 X 10 1/4 in
This review manual to accompany the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, widely considered the ultimate reference for learning and understanding echocardiography, is your clinical case companion for understanding the basics or for brushing up on your current techniques. Easy-to-follow procedures on using and interpreting echo appear in every chapter. This versatile volume is the ideal review for echocardiography exams and the diagnostic cardiac sonographer's exam.
Includes coverage of how to record, including pitfalls in recording, and the fundamentals of echo for all types of cardiac disease to refresh your understanding of data collection.
Allows you to test calculations for all aspects of echo help you to practice in clinical scenarios.
Contains multiple choice questions for disease understanding and reinforcement of clinical concepts.
Incorporates The Echo Manual Consolidated reference from the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography to help you understand or review basic principles.
Table of Contents
1 Principles of Echocardiographic Image Acquisition and Doppler Analysis
2 Transthoracic Views, Anatomy, and Flow Patterns
3 Transesophageal Echocardiography
4 Other Echocardiographic Modalities
5 Clinical Indications and Quality Assurance
6 Left and Right Ventricular Systolic Function
7 Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function
8 Ischemic Cardiac Disease
9 Cardiomyopathies, Hypertensive and Pulmonary Heart Disease
10 Pericardial Disease
11 Valvular Stenosis
12 Valvular Regurgitation
13 Prosthetic Valves
15 Cardiac Masses and Cardiac “Source of Embolus”
16 Diseases of the Great Vessels
17 The Adult with Congenital Heart Disease