Answers the need for a source which emphasizes practical solutions to clinical problems in pediatric echocardiography! This profusely illustrated text helps clinicians bridge the gap between the technical details of the echocardiographic exam and the practical world of clinical problem solving. Aids in sharpening skills in all echocardiographic modalities*including the latest imaging techniques.
Over 180 illustrations will enhance your understanding of the text Includes information on all the latest imaging techniques which will help to sharpen your skills in every echocardiographic modality Will provide you with practical solutions to all clinical problems within paediatric echocardiography
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.60(d)|
Table of ContentsThe Clinical Presentation. The Integrated Examination: Imaging: Two Dimensional Imaging, M-Mode: Doppler: Continuous Wave, Pulsed (HPRF and LPRF), Two Dimensional Flow Mapping. Method of Examination: Fetus, Newborn, Younger Child, Older Child SIMPLIFIED NOMENCLATURE and PHYSIOLOGY of CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: Solated Defects: Holes, Stenoses, Hypoplasia/Atresia. Syndromes: Endocardial Cushion Defects, Truncus Division and Position, Cascades Due to Absence of Flow, Physiology: Volume Versus Pressure Loads, Direction of Shunts, Consequences of Shunts the FETUS: Routine Screening: Four Chamber View. Minimum Requirements, Arterial Connections. Pregnancy with High Risk of Heart Disease: Risk of Recurrence in a Family, Other Special Situations. Diagnosis of Abnormality: Inventory of Anatomy, Segmental Approach, Putting It Together, Arrhythmia: Distribution and Significance of Arrhythmias, Ways to Diagnose, Related Defects and Heart Failure, Effects on the Heart of Other Disease the NEWBORN: Respiratory Failure: Pulmonary Versus Cardiac Disease, Evaluation of an Open Ductus Arteriosus. Cyanosis: Pulmonary Versus Cardiac Disease, Ruling Out Cardiac Causes of Cyanosis. Shock or Heart Failure: Different Profiles of Cardiac Versus Noncardiac Shock, Cardiac Diagnosis When the Cause Is Cardiac. Asymptomatic Murmur: Functional Sources of Murmur in the Newborn, Cardiac Causes, Caveats (What You Could Miss). Syndromes: What to Look for in Various Syndromes, When You Find One Abnormality, Look for Others. Effects onthe Heart of Other Disease the CHILD: Asymptomatic Murmur: What Is Most Likely, What Is Unlikely, But Potentially Dangerous, What Is a Sufficient Exam to Rule Out a Cardiac Defect. Chest Pain or Fatigue: What Are Potentional Cardiac Causes, How CanThey Be Ruled Out (Or In)?. Hypertension: Consequences of Hypertension on the Heart. Effects on the Heart of Other Disease: Muscular Dystrophy , Viral Myocarditis, Cystic Fibrosis and Other Lung Disease, Cancer Chemotherapy, Others FOLLOWUP of HEART DISEASE: Ventricular Septal Defect. Atrial Septal Defect. Open Ductus Arteriosus. Coarctation of the Aorta. Atrioventricular Septal Defect. Tetralong of Fallot. Effects on the Heart of Other Disease