Feigenbaum's Echocardiography recommended

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Feigenbaum's Echocardiography, 7e

By William F. Armstrong and Thomas Ryan

Category:
Cardiology, Cardiology & Hypertension, Medical
  • Hardback
  • 9780781795579
  • December 2009
  • 816 pages
  • List Price: £183.00
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DESCRIPTION

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.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1 History of Echocardiography

  • Development of Various Echocardiographic Technologies
  • Recording Echocardiograms
  • Cardiac Sonographers
  • Echocardiographic Education and Organizations
  • References
  • Chapter 2 Physics and Instrumentation

  • Physical Principles
  • Interaction Between Ultrasound and Tissue
  • The Transducer
  • Manipulating the Ultrasound Beam
  • Resolution
  • Creating the Image
  • Transmitting Ultrasound Energy
  • Display Options
  • Tradeoffs in Image Creation
  • Signal Processing
  • Tissue Harmonic Imaging
  • Artifacts
  • Doppler Echocardiography
  • Biologic Effects of Ultrasound
  • Suggested Readings
  • Chapter 3 Specialized Echocardiographic Techniques and Methods

  • Imaging Devices and Methods
  • Doppler Interrogation
  • Doppler Tissue Imaging
  • Speckle Tracking
  • Tissue Characterization
  • Acquisition of Cardiac Ultrasound Information
  • The Digital Echo Laboratory
  • Suggested Readings
  • Chapter 4 Contrast Echocardiography

  • Source of Ultrasound Contrast
  • Contrast Agents
  • Clinical Use
  • Ultrasound Interaction with Contrast Agents
  • Detection Methods
  • Contrast Artifacts
  • Detection and Utilization of Intracavitary Contrast
  • Detection of Miscellaneous Conditions
  • Myocardial Perfusion Contrast Echocardiography
  • Suggested Readings
  • Chapter 5 The Echocardiographic Examination

  • Selecting the Transducers
  • Patient Position
  • Placement of the Transducer
  • An Approach to the Transthoracic Examination
  • Parasternal Long-Axis Views
  • Parasternal Short-Axis Views
  • Apical Views
  • The Subcostal Examination
  • Suprasternal Views
  • Orientation of Two-Dimensional Images
  • Echocardiographic Measurements
  • Left Ventricular Wall Segments
  • M-Mode Examination
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiographic Views
  • Echocardiography as a Screening Test
  • Training in Echocardiography
  • Suggested Readings
  • Chapter 6 Evaluation of Systolic Function of the Left Ventricle

  • General Principles
  • Linear Measurements
  • Two-dimensional Measurements
  • Regional Left Ventricular Function
  • Doppler Evaluation of Global Left Ventricular Function
  • Conclusion
  • Suggested Readings
  • Chapter 7 Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function

  • Normal Diastolic Function
  • Stages of Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Echo-Doppler Parameters of Diastolic Function
  • A Comprehensive Approach to Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Estimating Left Ventricular Filling Pressures
  • Stress Testing to Assess Diastolic Function
  • The Differential Diagnosis of Heart Failure with Normal Ejection Fraction
  • Evaluation of Diastolic Dysfunction in Specific Patient Groups
  • Prognosis in Patients with Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Suggested Readings
  • Chapter 8 Left and Right Atrium, and Right Ventricle

  • Left Atrium
  • Atrial Septum
  • Pulmonary Veins
  • Right Atrium
  • Right Ventricle
  • Suggested Readings
  • Chapter 9 Hemodynamics

  • Use of M-Mode and Two-Dimensional Echocardiography
  • Quantifying Blood Flow
  • Clinical Application of Blood Flow Measurement
  • Measuring Pressure Gradients
  • Applications of the Bernoulli Equation
  • Determining Pressure Half-Time
  • The Continuity Equation
  • Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area
  • Abbreviated Table of Contents

SPECIFICATIONS

ISBN
9780781795579
Publication Month
December 2009
Edition
7
Edition Type
Seventh


Product Format
Hardback
Height x Width
7011 x 5411 mm
Weight
1110850 grams
Number of Pages
816 pages
Language
English


Bisacs
MEDICAL / Cardiology, MEDICAL / Education & Training, MEDICAL / Internal Medicine, MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine


Imprint
LWW
Publisher
LWW


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