Echo

by Atul Luthra

This book on “Echo Made Easy” provides a better knowledge of echocardiography for students of cardiology as well as keen established clinicians wanting to know more about echo. Echocardiography is the application of ultrasound for examining the heart. It is a practically useful, widely available, cost-effective and noninvasive diagnostic tool. Usage of echo is rapidly expanding with more and more clinicians requesting for and interpreting it to solve vexing clinical dilemmas. The book begins with the basic principles of ultrasound and Doppler and the clinical applications of various echo-modalities including 2-D echo, M-mode scan, Doppler echo and colour flow mapping The text has been changed into a bullet-point format to improve readability and recall. Colour-flow maps have been depicted in true colours, as they appear on the screen during echocardiography. An entire new chapter on Colour-Doppler Echo has been incorporated in this book. The echo features of various forms of heart disease such as congenital, valvular, coronary and hypertensive disorders are individually discussed.

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Made Easy

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Book Detail

Author
1. Luthra Atul
Author's Affiliation
1. Physician and Cardiologist, New Delhi, India
Medical and Heart Specialist
New Delhi, India
National Board of Medicine
Delhi, India
National Board of Medicine; New Delhi, India
ISBN
9788184480849
Speciality
Cardiology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10249
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
288
Book Type
Professional

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