This atlas contains clearly presented illustrations of the normal as well as the commonly encountered abnormal images, with an emphasis on their quality and concise explanations. These images relate to all valvular and congenital lesions, as well as several other aspects, such as masses, thrombi, and prosthetic valves. There is also a discussion of the principles of echocardiography.
It comes in a handy size format so that it can be carried for ready reference, and it is intended for use not only for the trainee anaesthesiologist, but trainee cardiologists and cardiac surgeons will also find it useful.
Contents: Principles of echocardiography; Cardiac assessment; Evaluation of the left ventricular function; Evaluation of the mitral valve; Evaluation of the aortic valve; Evaluation of the right side of the heart; Evaluation of the prosthetic valve function; Assessment of cardiac vegetations; Evaluation of congenital heart disease; Evaluation of the intra-cardiac masses and prosthetic materials; Evaluation of the aorta;