Essential Echocardiography: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Nov 4, 2017 - Medical - 432 pages

Echocardiography remains the most commonly used imaging technique to visualize the heart and great vessels, and this clinically oriented text by Drs. Scott D. Solomon, Justina C. Wu, and Linda D. Gillam helps you make the most of its diagnostic and prognostic potential for your patients. Part of the highly regarded Braunwald’s family of cardiology references, Essential Echocardiography expertly covers basic principles of anatomy and physiology, the appearance of normal variants across a wide range of cardiovascular diseases, and the hands-on approaches necessary to acquire and interpret optimal echocardiographic images in the clinical setting.

 

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Contents

I PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES OF ULTRASOUND AND GENERATION OF IMAGES
1
II The Echocardiographic Examination
73
III Assessment of Cardiac Structureand Function
153
IV Echocardiography for Diseases of theMyocardium
195
V Valvular Heart Disease
279
VI Diseases of the Pericardium and Great Vessels
347
VII Diseases of the Pulmonary Artery and Veins
369
VIII Cardiac Masses
385
IX Systemic Diseases Involving the Heart
405
X Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult
429
XI Miscellaneous Topics in Echocardiography
447
A Reference Tables
480
B COMMONLY UTILIZED EQUATIONS IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
483
Index
487
IBC
503
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