Practical Perioperative Transoesophageal Echocardiography: Text with CD-ROM

Practical Perioperative Transoesophageal Echocardiography: Text with CD-ROM

by David Sidebotham, Alan Merry, Gary Bashein, Malcolm Leggett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750654961

ISBN-13: 9780750654968

Pub. Date: 07/14/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Transesophageal Echocardiography is routinely used for perioperative and postoperative monitoring of cardiac patients. This book is a practical guide for the anaesthetist or intensivist, covering the principles and techniques of diagnosis and monitoring.

• A practical guide to the use of TEE in cardiac surgery covering the fundamental scientific principles

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Overview

Transesophageal Echocardiography is routinely used for perioperative and postoperative monitoring of cardiac patients. This book is a practical guide for the anaesthetist or intensivist, covering the principles and techniques of diagnosis and monitoring.

• A practical guide to the use of TEE in cardiac surgery covering the fundamental scientific principles and clinical applications
• Line drawings are used to simplify the concepts and illustrate key points, with handy hints highlighted in text boxes
• The enclosed CD ROM contains moving echo images in colour showing various abnormalities as seen with TEE
• Powerpoint slides of key points are also included on the CD ROM for those preparing to sit the ASCA/SCA exam

With 11 expert contributors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750654968
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/14/2003
Edition description:
Book & CD-Rom
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Role of Perioperative Transoesophageal Echocardiography
2. Physical Principles, Ultrasonic Image Formation, and Artifacts
3. Principles of Doppler Ultrasound
4. Image Planes and Standard Views
5. Common Diagnostic Pitfalls and Cardiac Masses
6. The Evaluation of Haemodynamic Instability
7. Systolic Left Ventricular Function
8. Dyastolic Dysfunction
9. The Mitral Valve
10. The Aortic Valve and Left Ventricular Outflow Tract
11. The Thoracic Aorta
12. Prosthetic Valves
13. The Right Ventricule,Tricuspid Valve and Pulmonary Valve
14. Transplantation and Mechanical Cardiac Support
15. Adult Congenital Heart Disease
16. Aspects of Quantitative and Semi-Quantitative Echocardiography
Appendix 1. Cleaning and Care of the Probe
Appendix 2. Normal values
Abbreviations

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