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Veterinary Echocardiography

Author: June A. Boon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813823854

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 7629

Fully revised and reformatted, Veterinary Echocardiography, Second Edition covers the pertinent physical principles of sound that allow for use of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool. It depicts the two dimensional, M-mode and Doppler examinations, including instructions and pictures for obtaining these images. Additional coverage includes echocardiographic examination assessment, echocardiographic features of common cardiac diseases, acquired valvular diseases, features of systemic and pulmonary hypertension, myopathies, pericardial effusion and cardiac masses, congenital shunts, and stenotic lesions. This book provides a comprehensive reference and instruction manual for echocardiographers at all levels of experience.
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Manual of Veterinary Echocardiography

Author: June A. Boon

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780683009385

Category: Medical

Page: 478

View: 1729

Ultrasound equipment is gradually becoming more affordable, and the process is accurate and noninvasive. Thus, ultrasound can be a very lucrative skill for the clinician. In this text, detailed guidelines are provided for the proper use and interpretation of diagnostic echocardiograms in all domestic species, making this text of interest to all veterinary practitioners involved in this rapidly expanding area.
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Clinical Echocardiography of the Dog and Cat

Author: Eric de Madron,Valérie Chetboul,Claudio Bussadori

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316514

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 9764

Covering both classical modalities of echocardiography and newer techniques, Clinical Echocardiography of the Dog and Cat shows how to assess, diagnose, and treat canine and feline heart disease. A clinical approach demonstrates how these modalities may be used to acquire images, and then how you can recognize and identify patterns, relate them to different diseases, and manage patient care with those findings. The print book includes a companion website with 50 videos of cardiac ultrasound exams and procedures. Written by veterinary cardiology specialists and echocardiographers Eric de Madron, Valerie Chetboul, and Claudio Bussadori, this indispensable echocardiology resource is ideal for general practitioner veterinarians as well as specialists, including cardiologists and radiologists. Dedicated coverage of canine and feline echocardiography emphasizes a more in-depth discussion of cardiac ultrasound, including the newest ones such as Tissue Doppler and speckle tracking imaging, and transesophageal and 3D echocardiography. A practical, clinical approach shows how these echocardiographic modalities are not just research tools, but useful in diagnosing and staging heart disease in day-to-day practice. Book plus website consolidates offers current information into a single cohesive source covering classical modalities and newer techniques, as well as updates relating to normal echocardiographic examinations and values. 50 videos on the companion website demonstrate how to perform echocardiography procedures, illustrating points such as swirling volutes, color flow display of blood flows, dynamic collapses secondary to pericardial effusion, and tumors flicking in and out of the echocardiographic field. A section on presurgical assessment helps you assess risk and prepare for catheter-based correction of cardiac defects — accurate measurements and proper device selection are key to a successful procedure. Over 400 full-color illustrations and 42 summary tables help you achieve precise, high-quality imaging for accurate assessment, including photographs of cadaver animal specimens to clarify the relationship between actual tissues in health and disease and their images.
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Two-Dimensional and M-Mode Echocardiography for the Small Animal Practitioner

Author: June A. Boon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119028558

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 8296

Two-Dimensional and M-Mode Echocardiography for the Small Animal Practitioner provides a concise, accessible manual of basic two-dimensional and m-mode echocardiography. Offers fast access to practical advice on obtaining and evaluating echocardiograms using two-dimensional and m-mode techniques Provides easy reference to the common features of the most common acquired cardiac diseases Designed for ease of use, with concise, bulleted text and 165 images Presents updated generic and normalized reference ranges with a bibliography of breed specific reference articles Includes access to a website with video clips showing techniques and disease features
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Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound - E-Book

Author: John S. Mattoon,Thomas G. Nyland

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242960

Category: Medical

Page: 680

View: 7746

Now in full-color with over 750 vivid images located near their text descriptions, Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound, 3rd Edition is the must-have resource for coverage of the basic principles of ultrasonography in small animal medical care. Using a logical body-systems approach, where chapters are organized from "head to tail," this third edition offers completely revised and up-to-date information regarding the latest techniques, applications, and developments in ultrasonography including expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and new gross anatomic and pathological specimen images. Also new to this edition are 100 video clips (housed on a companion website) that demonstrate normal and abnormal conditions as they appear in ultrasound scans. "This is the book that any clinician that has interest in veterinary diagnostic imaging should have." Reviewed by Denis Novak on behalf of European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, June 2015 "There will be very few clinicians who will fail to learn something new within a few minutes of opening it." Reviewed by Louise McLean on behalf of Veterinary Record, July 2015 Video clips accessible on the accompanying website allows the ultrasonographer to visualise organs in motion. The real stuff!" Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, July 2015 Head-to-tail chapter organization makes finding specific information quick and easy. The most up-to-date ultrasound imaging techniques ensure you stay on top of the industry. Online glossary contains over 400 terms offer a more complete understanding of ultrasonography. NEW! Color Design includes over 750 images appearing near their text mentions. NEW! Approximately 100 video clips located on the companion website demonstrate conditions as they appear to an ultrasonographer. NEW! Updated and expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and applications, including non-cardiac organs and abdominal vasculature, keep you up to date in this critical area. NEW! Gross anatomic and pathological specimen images accompany the ultrasound images to help orient you to the tissues under study.
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Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner

Author: Gregory R. Lisciandro

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118369599

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 579

Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner offers a highly practical guide to incorporating abbreviated ultrasound exams into the veterinary practice. Focused point-of-care exams are an effective way to quickly detect conditions and complications not readily apparent through the physical exam, laboratory diagnostics, or radiographic findings. Encompassing all the information needed to begin performing these techniques, Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner is a useful tool for improving patient outcomes in clinical practice. Covering focused exams in all body systems, the book also outlines the principles of interventional radiology, medical documentation, and the basic fundamentals of using an ultrasound machine. A companion website offers 87 video clips of AFAST, TFAST, and Vet Blue examinations with normal, abnormal, and incidental findings at www.wiley.com/go/lisciandro/ultrasound. Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner is an essential purchase for veterinary practitioners and specialists wanting to implement these techniques in their veterinary practice.
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Echocardiography in Heart Failure

Author: Martin St. John Sutton,Susan E. Wiegers

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143772695X

Category: Medical

Page: 214

View: 8063

Echocardiography in Heart Failure - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical, how-to guidance on effectively applying echocardiography to evaluate heart failure, make therapeutic decisions, and monitor therapy. Definitive, expert instruction from Drs. Martin St. John Sutton and Denise Wiegers is presented in a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to accurately apply this technique while avoiding any potential pitfalls. Access the full text online at www.expertconsult.com along with cases, procedural videos, and abundant, detailed figures and tables that show you how to proceed, step by step, and get the best results. Master challenging and advanced echocardiography techniques such as cardiac resynchronization therapy through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to image acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples. Expand your knowledge and apply the latest findings on cardiomyopathy and dyssynchrony. Reference the information you need quickly thanks to easy-to-follow, templated chapters, with an abundance of figures and tables that facilitate visual learning. Access the complete text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com plus video clips, additional cases, and much more! Overcome challenges and master techniques with expert guidance on echocardiography in heart failure
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3D Echocardiography, Second Edition

Author: Takahiro Shiota

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1841849936

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 4680

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 Since the publication of the first edition of this volume, 3D echocardiography has become a more frequent tool in diagnostic technology and patient care, while technology advancements have vastly improved this powerful imaging modality. Supplemented by video clips and illustrated with high-quality color images, 3D Echocardiography, Second Edition presents the work of experts in the field who disclose the latest findings and demonstrate the clinical value and advantages of modern 3D echocardiography over the traditional 2D imaging. The book begins by describing the principles of 3D echocardiography and then proceeds to discuss its application to the imaging of: The left and right ventricle The left atrium Mitral stenosis and percutaneous mitral valvuloplasty Mitral regurgitation Aortic stenosis and regurgitation Tricuspid valve morphology Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Congenital heart disease The book also examines stress echocardiography and the use of 3D echocardiography in percutaneous valve procedures, cardiac resynchronization therapy, cardiac motion and deformation, and tissue tracking.
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Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: H. Edward Durham, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813813530

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 4164

Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses is a comprehensive resource for veterinary technicians and nurses working with cardiovascular patients in veterinary practice. Offers a complete reference to veterinary cardiology targeted at veterinary technicians and nurses, summarizing fundamental knowledge on cardiovascular disease Covers dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, and camelids Provides information ranging from introductory to advanced for a thorough guide to cardiac conditions Presents detailed procedures for common cardiac catheterization techniques, including supplies required Includes photographs and illustrations to depict the concepts described
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Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology - E-Book

Author: Francis W. K. Smith,Larry P. Tilley,Mark Oyama,Meg M. Sleeper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323188036

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 1596

The most effective, practical approach to the recognition and management of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary medicine, Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology, 5th Edition walks readers through the challenges and conditions encountered in everyday practice. This completely revised and updated edition includes vital information on diagnostic modalities and techniques, therapeutic options, surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical management of the dog and cat cardiac patient. A new chapter on genetic and biomarker testing and a new chapter on nutrition surrounding cardiovascular disease ensure practitioners are well-equipped to handle every aspect of cardiac care in small animals. The latest coverage on common cardiovascular disorders and practical treatment methods addresses topics, such as: cardiac failure, cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, cardiopulmonary arrest, and more. Easy-to-follow organization separates content into three sections that build on each other — Section 1: Diagnosis of Heart Disease; Section 2: Cardiovascular Disease; Section 3: Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. Extensive art program contains vivid illustrations, clinical photographs, and color Doppler images. Drug formulary appendix features a list of commonly used cardiopulmonary drugs, along with formulations, indications, and dosages (for both dogs and cats). Streamlined text, bullet points, and helpful boxes help to highlight the most important clinical content. Highlighted key points spotlight key information, diagnosis considerations, clinical tips and more. NEW! Genetic and Biomarker Testing of Cardiovascular Diseases chapter covers genetic testing for mutations associated with specific cardiac diseases and testing for circulating substances indicative of heart disease or injury. NEW! Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease chapter focuses on the significant role nutrition can play in preventing or treating cardiac disease. NEW! Significantly revised Echocardiography chapter features the latest information on indications and the role of the electrocardiogram in clinical practice. NEW! All new doppler echocardiogram images in the Feline Cardiomyopathy chapter show the primary cardiomyopathies, including: severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, severe hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, severe dilated cardiomyopathy, severe endomyocardial fibrosis and restrictive cardiomyopathy, severe unclassified cardiomyopathy, and severe arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. NEW! Section on hybrid cardiac procedures in the Cardiac Surgery chapter include image-guided catheter-based interventions with direct transcardiac (transatrial, transventricular, transapical) surgical approaches to the heart.
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Two-Dimensional and M-Mode Echocardiography for the Small Animal Practitioner

Author: June A. Boon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119028531

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 3895

Two-Dimensional and M-Mode Echocardiography for the Small Animal Practitioner provides a concise, accessible manual of basic two-dimensional and m-mode echocardiography. The book offers practical guidance on obtaining and evaluating the echocardiogram, and acts as a quick reference to common features of the most common acquired cardiac diseases. With 165 images providing examples and illustrating the concepts described, the book is an essential guide for general practitioners, veterinary students, and non-cardiac specialists. The Second Edition has been thoroughly updated with new technique and disease examples, as well as a section on equipment controls for image optimization. Updated reference values including normalized values and a list of currently available breed specific reference articles are also included. A companion website presents video clips demonstrating scanning techniques and disease features. Two-Dimensional and M-Mode Echocardiography for the Small Animal Practitioner serves as an invaluable patient-side reference to these commonly used diagnostic techniques. Key features Offers fast access to practical advice on obtaining and evaluating echocardiograms using two-dimensional and m-mode techniques Provides easy reference to the common features of the most common acquired cardiac diseases Designed for ease of use, with concise, bulleted text and 165 images Presents updated generic and normalized reference ranges with a bibliography of breed specific reference articles Includes access to a website with video clips showing techniques and disease features
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Textbook of Canine and Feline Cardiology

Principles and Clinical Practice

Author: Philip R. Fox,David Sisson,N. Sydney Moïse

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721640440

Category: Medical

Page: 955

View: 2938

This edition brings together in one practical source the current, salient information on canine and feline heart disease. Includes discussions of the fundamental principles of cardiology and provides in-depth reviews of physiology, pathology, diagnosis, pharmacology, and therapy.
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Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions

Author: Chick Weisse,Allyson Berent

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118378253

Category: Medical

Page: 680

View: 3374

Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions is the only book dedicated to interventions guided by imaging technology. Written and edited by leading experts in the field, interventional endoscopy, cardiology, oncology and radiology are covered in detail. Chapters include the history and background of the procedures, patient work-up, equipment lists, detailed procedural instructions, potential complications, patient follow-up protocols, and expected outcomes. Split into body systems, the technical aspects of each procedure are presented using highly illustrated step-by-step guides. Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions is a must-have handbook for internists, surgeons, cardiologists, radiologists, oncologists and criticalists, and for anyone interested in cutting-edge developments in veterinary medicine. Key features include: A highly practical step-by-step guide to image-guided procedures Relevant to a wide range of veterinary specialists. Written and edited by respected pioneers in veterinary image-guided procedures A companion website offers videos of many procedures to enhance the text
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Clinical Veterinary Advisor,Birds and Exotic Pets,1

Clinical Veterinary Advisor

Author: Jörg Mayer,Thomas M. Donnelly

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416039694

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 4493

Providing accurate, at-a-glance information on managing the diseases of birds and exotic pets, Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets is the only comprehensive resource on the market covering birds, reptiles, small mammals, and other non-traditional pets. Concise summaries of hundreds of common medical problems help you consider differential diagnoses, recommend diagnostic tests, interpret results mindful of unique species differences, utilize important concepts of species-specific husbandry and nutrition, prescribe treatments, and provide follow-up care. With contributions from recognized avian and exotics experts and edited by Jörg Mayer and Thomas M. Donnelly, this clinical reference provides all the information you need in one book! Six-books-in-one format includes six separate sections: Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, and Zoonoses. In-depth, cutting-edge coverage includes all exotic species - birds, reptiles, pocket pets, amphibians, and fish - in one comprehensive resource. Concise summaries feature a definition of each problem, epidemiology, physical findings and clinical presentation, etiology, differential diagnosis, diagnostic workup (such as laboratory tests and imaging studies), treatment, prognosis and patient follow-up, zoonotic potential, and references. Diagnostic and treatment algorithms provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning. A companion website includes the complete text from the book, making the entire contents fully searchable, along with 250 full-color illustrations, client handouts, and the ability to print out any pages.
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Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine - eBook

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger,Edward C. Feldman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437702821

Category: Medical

Page: 2208

View: 1206

Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care! Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field. More than 150 clinical algorithms throughout the text aid in disease-identification and decision-making. Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes. Hyperlinked client information sheets streamline reference of specific conditions and enhance communication with clients. Extensive online reference list directs you to full-text PubMed abstracts for additional research. Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care. Companion Expert Consult website enhances your learning experience with the ability to search the entire electronic text instantly for easy reference. Expert Consult also gives you instant access to: More than 150 procedural videos that guide you step-by-step through essential procedures. Audio files that help you identify heart abnormalities by their sound.
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Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography

Author: Catherine M. Otto

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323186491

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 613

Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, 5th Edition enables you to use echocardiography to its fullest potential in your initial diagnosis, decision making, and clinical management of patients with a wide range of heart diseases. World-renowned cardiologist Dr. Catherine M. Otto helps you master what you need to know to obtain the detailed anatomic and physiologic information that can be gained from the full range of echo techniques, from basic to advanced. Get straightforward explanations of ultrasound physics, image acquisition, and major techniques and disease categories - all with a practical, problem-based approach. Make the most of this versatile, low-cost, low-risk procedure with expert guidance from one of the foremost teachers and writers in the field of echocardiography. Know what alternative diagnostic approaches to initiate when echocardiography does not provide a definitive answer. Access the entire text online at www.expertconsult.com, as well as echo video recordings that correspond to the still images throughout the book. Acquire a solid foundation in the essentials of advanced echocardiography techniques such as contrast echo, 3D echo, myocardial mechanics, and intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography. Fully understand the use of echocardiography and its outcomes with key points that identify the must-know elements in every chapter, and state-of-the-art echo images complemented by full-color comparative drawings of heart structures. Familiarize yourself with new ASE recommendations for echocardiographic assessment of the right heart and 3D echocardiography, including updated tables of normal measurements.
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Feline Cardiology

Author: Etienne Côté,Kristin A. MacDonald,Kathryn Montgomery Meurs,Meg M. Sleeper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470960175

Category: Medical

Page: 498

View: 6347

Feline Cardiology is the first book dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in cats. Designed for use in clinical practice, this reference combines cutting-edge information with practical applications, using a consistent format for ease of use. Feline Cardiology provides detailed, species-specific information that is absent from other texts, with an emphasis on the most commonly encountered feline cardiovascular diseases. Drawing on the expertise of four internationally recognized authors, the book is packed with state-of-the-art information within the framework of daily practice. Coverage ranges from basic and advanced treatment approaches for cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, and many other disorders to the newest information on genetic testing, circulating markers of heart disease, and more. Feline Cardiology provides a comprehensive single resource to managing cardiovascular disease in cats and is a welcome addition to any small animal practice library.
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Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound - E-Book

Author: John S. Mattoon,Thomas G. Nyland

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242960

Category: Medical

Page: 680

View: 5657

Now in full-color with over 750 vivid images located near their text descriptions, Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound, 3rd Edition is the must-have resource for coverage of the basic principles of ultrasonography in small animal medical care. Using a logical body-systems approach, where chapters are organized from "head to tail," this third edition offers completely revised and up-to-date information regarding the latest techniques, applications, and developments in ultrasonography including expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and new gross anatomic and pathological specimen images. Also new to this edition are 100 video clips (housed on a companion website) that demonstrate normal and abnormal conditions as they appear in ultrasound scans. "This is the book that any clinician that has interest in veterinary diagnostic imaging should have." Reviewed by Denis Novak on behalf of European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, June 2015 "There will be very few clinicians who will fail to learn something new within a few minutes of opening it." Reviewed by Louise McLean on behalf of Veterinary Record, July 2015 Video clips accessible on the accompanying website allows the ultrasonographer to visualise organs in motion. The real stuff!" Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Royal Canin: Vets Today, July 2015 Head-to-tail chapter organization makes finding specific information quick and easy. The most up-to-date ultrasound imaging techniques ensure you stay on top of the industry. Online glossary contains over 400 terms offer a more complete understanding of ultrasonography. NEW! Color Design includes over 750 images appearing near their text mentions. NEW! Approximately 100 video clips located on the companion website demonstrate conditions as they appear to an ultrasonographer. NEW! Updated and expanded coverage of Doppler imaging principles and applications, including non-cardiac organs and abdominal vasculature, keep you up to date in this critical area. NEW! Gross anatomic and pathological specimen images accompany the ultrasound images to help orient you to the tissues under study.
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Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease

From Fetus to Adult

Author: Wyman W. Lai,Luc L. Mertens,Meryl S. Cohen,Tal Geva

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118742486

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 6009

This comprehensive textbook on the echocardiographic assessment of pediatric and congenital heart disease has been updated for a second edition with an emphasis on new technologies. This highly-illustrated full-color reference contains over 1200 figures, and offers over 600 video clips on a companion website. Fully updated, with new chapters on the assessment of the post-Fontan procedure patient and on pregnancy and heart disease Each lesion chapter includes new section highlighting the key elements of the echocardiogram(s) Written by experts from the leading centers around the world, with numerous new authors Revision emphasizes new technologies and quality of images Comprehensive content contains overview of ultrasound physics, discussion of laboratory set-up, protocol for a standard pediatric echocardiogram and quantitative methods of echocardiographic evaluation, including assessment of diastolic function Also includes special techniques and topics including 3D echocardiography, intraoperative echocardiography, and fetal echocardiography