Advanced Approaches in Echocardiography - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical, how-to guidance on advanced and challenging echocardiographic techniques such as 3D echo, contrast echo, strain echo, and intracardiac echo. Definitive, expert instruction from Drs. Linda D. Gillam and Catherine M. Otto is presented in a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to master these difficult and cutting-edge modalities. Access the full text online at www.expertconsult.com along with cases, procedural videos and abundant, detailed figures and tables that show you how to proceed, step by step, and get the best results.
- Master new and advanced echocardiography techniques such as 3D echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, strain echocardiography, and intracardiac echocardiography through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to image acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples.
- Tap into the knowledge and experience of two noted authorities in the field: Dr. Linda D. Gillam, former president of the American Society of Echocardiography, and world-renowned echocardiography expert and author Dr. Catherine M. Otto.
- Reference the information you need quickly thanks to easy-to-follow, templated chapters, with an abundance of figures and tables that facilitate visual learning.
- Access the complete text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com plus video clips, additional cases, and much more!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Transthoracic three dimensional echocardiography
- Transesophageal real time three-dimensional echocardiography&' || 'nbsp;
- Three dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of the right ventricle
- Transthoracic and transesophageal echo in the Cath laboratory
- Intracardiac echocardiography
- Strain and strain-rate imaging (speckle and DTI)
- Assessing Twist and Torsion
- Echocardiographic tools for CRT
- Contrast perfusion echocardiography
- Other tools for assessing coronary flow
- Stress echocardiography for structural heart disease
- Multimodality cardiac imaging
By Linda D. Gillam, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Columbia University and Catherine M. Otto, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiology Fellowship Programs, University of Washington, Seattle, WA