Practical Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Author: David Sidebotham


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  • ISBN: 9780702034275
  • Author: David Sidebotham
  • Publ Date: 2011-05-11
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6968

Table of Contents :

Sidebotham: Practical Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography 2E Section 1: physical principles of ultrasound * Physical principles, image formation, and artifacts * Principles of Doppler ultrasound Section 2: perioperative transesophageal echocardiography * TEE image planes and standard views * Three-dimensional TEE * Epiaortic and epicardial imaging * Diagnostic pitfalls and cardiac masses * Systolic left ventricular function * Diastolic left ventricular function * The mitral valve * The aortic valve and left ventricular outflow tract * The thoracic aorta * Prosthetic valves * The right ventricle, tricuspid valve, and pulmonary valve * Adult congenital * Heart and lung transplantation * Mechanical cardiac and respiratory support Section 3: Critical care echocardiography * Transthoracic echocardiography * Echocardiography in the intensive care unit * Assessment of hemodynamic instability * Chest ultrasound Section 4: Quantitative Echocardiography * Quantitative echocardiography * DVD


A practical, full-color guide with videos, "Practical Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2nd Edition", by Drs. David Sidebotham, Alan F. Merry, Malcolm E. Leggett, and Mark L. Edwards, will help improve your diagnosis and monitoring of perioperative cardiac patients. Reflecting five years of new research and clinical data in TEE, the book captures the latest developments in the field, and new chapters on epiaortic and 3D echocardiography, echocardiography in the ICU, and echocardiography for adult congenital heart disease have been added. The videos on DVD demonstrate normal and pathologic findings in real time. The result is an outstanding tool for certification preparation and clinical practice.


"This text contains a well-focused, succinctly presented, and beautifully illustrated summary of the current state of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. This reviewer highly recommends it to those preparing to enter the field as well as experienced users of transesophageal echocardiography." Anesthesia & Analgesia (review of previous edition)


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