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Feigenbaum's Echocardiography [With CDROM]

By William F. Armstrong, Thomas Ryan

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Format: Hardcover, 816 pages, 7th Edition
Other Information: Illustrated; Includes Cdrom
Published In: United States, 01 December 2009
The thoroughly revised Seventh Edition of Feigenbaum's Echocardiography reflects recent changes in the technology and clinical use of echocardiography. Highlights include over 1,600 illustrations, 600 in full color; detailed discussions on the use of three-dimensional echocardiography and perfusion imaging; and new information on the mechanics and utility of Strain and Strain rate imaging. Many new images complement the state-of-the-art information on technological advances. Current AHA/ACC guidelines are included for each chapter. An accompanying DVD contains tutorials on echo interpretation with voiceover and animations. (DVD and DVD contents are not included with the Kindle version)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 History of EchocardiographyDevelopment of Various Echocardiographic TechnologiesRecording EchocardiogramsCardiac SonographersEchocardiographic Education and OrganizationsReferencesChapter 2 Physics and Instrumentation Physical PrinciplesInteraction Between Ultrasound and TissueThe TransducerManipulating the Ultrasound BeamResolutionCreating the ImageTransmitting Ultrasound EnergyDisplay OptionsTradeoffs in Image CreationSignal ProcessingTissue Harmonic ImagingArtifactsDoppler EchocardiographyBiologic Effects of UltrasoundSuggested ReadingsChapter 3 Specialized Echocardiographic Techniques and Methods Imaging Devices and MethodsDoppler InterrogationDoppler Tissue ImagingSpeckle TrackingTissue CharacterizationAcquisition of Cardiac Ultrasound InformationThe Digital Echo LaboratorySuggested ReadingsChapter 4 Contrast Echocardiography Source of Ultrasound ContrastContrast AgentsClinical UseUltrasound Interaction with Contrast AgentsDetection MethodsContrast ArtifactsDetection and Utilization of Intracavitary ContrastDetection of Miscellaneous ConditionsMyocardial Perfusion Contrast EchocardiographySuggested ReadingsChapter 5 The Echocardiographic Examination Selecting the TransducersPatient PositionPlacement of the TransducerAn Approach to the Transthoracic ExaminationParasternal Long-Axis ViewsParasternal Short-Axis ViewsApical ViewsThe Subcostal ExaminationSuprasternal ViewsOrientation of Two-Dimensional ImagesEchocardiographic MeasurementsLeft Ventricular Wall SegmentsM-Mode ExaminationTransesophageal EchocardiographyTransesophageal Echocardiographic ViewsEchocardiography as a Screening TestTraining in EchocardiographySuggested ReadingsChapter 6 Evaluation of Systolic Function of the Left Ventricle General PrinciplesLinear MeasurementsTwo-dimensional MeasurementsRegional Left Ventricular FunctionDoppler Evaluation of Global Left Ventricular FunctionConclusionSuggested ReadingsChapter 7 Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function Normal Diastolic FunctionStages of Diastolic DysfunctionEcho-Doppler Parameters of Diastolic FunctionA Comprehensive Approach to Diastolic DysfunctionEstimating Left Ventricular Filling PressuresStress Testing to Assess Diastolic FunctionThe Differential Diagnosis of Heart Failure with Normal Ejection FractionEvaluation of Diastolic Dysfunction in Specific Patient GroupsPrognosis in Patients with Diastolic DysfunctionSuggested ReadingsChapter 8 Left and Right Atrium, and Right Ventricle Left AtriumAtrial SeptumPulmonary VeinsRight AtriumRight VentricleSuggested ReadingsChapter 9 Hemodynamics Use of M-Mode and Two-Dimensional EchocardiographyQuantifying Blood FlowClinical Application of Blood Flow MeasurementMeasuring Pressure GradientsApplications of the Bernoulli EquationDetermining Pressure Half-TimeThe Continuity EquationProximal Isovelocity Surface AreaAbbreviated Table of Contents

EAN: 9780781795579
ISBN: 0781795575
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Dimensions: 28.19 x 21.84 x 3.56 centimetres (2.45 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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