Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography (2 Volumes)

by Navin C Nanda

The aim of the current Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography is to provide an overview of the subject of clinical echocardiography as it is practiced today. The book consists of a total of 85 chapters organized into seven sections. The first section deals with the basics of ultrasound, Doppler, speckle tracking, 3D echocardiography and instrumentation. The second section consists of various aspects of echocardiography and ultrasound examination. The third section valvular heart disease deals with the mitral, aortic and tricuspid heart diseases. Section 4 deals with 2D and 3D echo assessment of systolic and diastolic function of both left and right ventricles. The next section contains chapters covering ischemic heart disease, coronary arteries and coronary flow reserve, different aspects of stress echocardiography including 3D stress echocardiography, obstructive and non-obstructive cardiomyopathies, differentiation of ischemic and nonischemic cardiomyopathy, pericardial disorders and tumors and masses. Section 6 deals with congenital heart disease and consists of chapters on fetal cardiac imaging, M-mode and two- and 3D assessment of pediatric congenital heart disease, ventricular function, adult congenital heart disease and acquired heart diseases in childhood. The final section in the book, Section 7, covers systemic diseases, life-threatening conditions, echocardiography in women and the elderly, echocardiography for the electrophysiologist and lung ultrasound. A separate chapter assesses the future of echocardiography and ultrasound. Lastly, two chapters cover the allied techniques of magnetic resonance imaging and cardiac computed tomographic imaging.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Nanda Navin C University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, The Kirklin Clinic, Birmingham, Alabama, USA; International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound
ISBN 9789350906347
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11889
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2014
Pages 2314
Book Type Professional


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