Echocardiography Physics.- Chamber Quantification.- Systolic Function and Strain Imaging.- Coronary Artery Disease and Stress Testing.- Diastolic Function.- Right Ventricular Function and Pulmonary Hypertension.- Aortic Valve.- Mitral Valve.-Tricuspid Valve and Pulmonic Valve.- Prosthetic Valves.- Cardiomyopathies: Dilated, Hypertrophic, Restrictive, Right Sided.- Echocardiographic Swan Ganz Cather: Hemodynamics.- Pericardial Disease.- Aortic Disease.- Congenital Heart Disease.- Cardiac Masses.- Additional Echo Modalities: M mode, TEE, 3D echo, Interventional echo.
This is a comprehensive yet easy to read study guide for those preparing for the echocardiography board examinations, which brings all of the critical resources together into one convenient and portable resource. Echocardiography is an integral part of routine cardiology practice and this book represents a quick, yet thorough, reference that can be easily consulted to help practicing clinicians deliver high quality care to their patients.
The Echocardiography Companion: Study Guide and Review includes a comprehensive educationally-focused review of the technique, its clinical uses, applications, and utilization in all cardiac conditions. The practical and quick reference format allows it to serve as a reference book and as a helpful companion to students, on which notes can be taken while studying from other resources such as board review videos.
Dr Gila Perk is the Director of Interventional Echocardiography at Mt. Sinai Hospital. Prior to this role, she served as the Director of Echocardiography at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Perk's main area of expertise includes structural heart disease and interventional echocardiography. Dr. Perk has given many national and international lectures and has published extensively both in peer-reviewed journals and cardiology review books and textbooks. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography.
Dr. Rambhatla is the medical director of inpatient cardiac services for the Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Baptist Health South Florida. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiovascular medicine fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital of Northwell Health in New York, New York. He is published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented numerous abstracts in national and international meetings. Dr. Rambhatla was awarded the position of chief resident upon completion of internal medicine residency and also later served as chief cardiology fellow. He has committed much of his career to medical education, serving as a mentor, and helping younger trainees learn the field and pass their board exams. Dr. Rambhatla has achieved top scores in several specialty board examinations including medicine, cardiology, and cardiac echocardiography.