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The Essentials in Echocardiography : Tardieu - J.L. Laurenceau

The Essentials in Echocardiography


By: J.L. Laurenceau (Editor), M.C. Malergue (Editor)

Paperback ISBN: 9789024724826
Number Of Pages: 150

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Echocardiography has become an essential tool for good practice of cardiology. Intro- duction of 2-D echocardiography has opened a new em of cardiac imaging and investigation. The rapid progress in the field of echocardiography has created an extreme need, now more than ever, for a practical book which is concise, yet complete, well illustrated with good quality tracings and which provides the latest information on the state of the art of combined M-Mode and 2-D) echocardiography. In this book " The Essentials in Echocardiogra- phy " Drs. Laurenceau and Malergue have done an excellent job of accomplishing above goals as they discuss the basics of ultrasound, normal examination, and features of various diseases of the heart. The format of presentation, the quality of illustrations and the clarity of discussion point to the thorough and broad echographic experience of these authors. By sharing their experience with us in the form of this well-conceived book, they have done the field of echocardiography a great service. A. J. TAJIK, M. D. FACC Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology Director of Echocardiographic Laboratories Mayo Clinic TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD ...5 PREFACE ...9 ABBREVIATIONS ...10 PART I CHAPTER 1: PHYSICS OF ULTRASOUND AND INSTRUMENTATION********************** ...11 1. 1. History of echocardiography ...*...11 1. 2. Physical properties of ultrasound ..."...11 1. 2. 1. ~finition ...12 1. 2. 2. Acoustic impedal1ce ...12 1. 2. 3. Resolution and penetration ...13 1. 2. 4. Properties of ultrasonic transducers ...13 1. 2. 5. Reflection and divergence ...

Industry Reviews

`...this monograph is a worthwhile addition to the reading list of the practicing internist who desires a quick review of the current state of the echocardiographic art.'
Annals of Internal Medicine, 97:4 (1982)
`...this is a book which is highly recommended for technicians, nurses and physicians who wish to develop or to improve their understanding of the echocardiogram.'
Clinical Cardiology (1982)

Preface.- Abbreviations.- I.- 1: Physics of Ultrasound and Instrumentation.- 1.1. History of echocardiography.- 1.2. Physical properties of ultrasound.- 1.2.1. Definition.- 1.2.2. Acoustic impedance.- 1.2.3. Resolution and penetration.- 1.2.4. Properties of ultrasonic transducers.- 1.2.5. Reflection and divergence.- 1.2.6. Lateral resolution.- 1.2.7. The Doppler effect.- 1.3. Instrumentation.- 1.3.1. Unidirectional echocardiographs.- A. Display.- B. Controls.- C. Recording.- 1.3.2. Two dimensional echocardiographs.- 1.3.3. Complementary investigations.- 1.4. The echocardiographic laboratory.- 1.4.1. Choice of echocardiograph.- 1.4.2. Organisation of the laboratory.- 1.4.3. Limitations of echocardiography.- 2: Echocardiographic Examination.- 2.1. Echocardiographic anatomy.- 2.2. Positioning the patient.- 2.3. Recording technique.- 2.3.1. Parasternal views.- A. Long axis.- B. Short axis.- 2.3.2. Apical views.- 2.3.3. Subcostal views.- 2.3.4. Accessory views.- 2.4. Presentation of 2D recordings: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography.- 3: The Normal Echocardiogram.- 3.1. The heart valves.- 3.1.1. Mitral valve.- 3.1.2. Aorta and aortic valve.- 3.1.3. Tricuspid valve.- 3.1.4. Pulmonary valve.- 3.2. Cardiac cavities.- 3.2.1. Right heart.- 3.2.2. Left heart.- 3.2.3. Study of the left ventricular performance.- II: Congenital heart disease.- 4: Right Heart Malformations.- 4.1. Right ventricular diastolic overload.- 4.1.1. Atrial septal defect.- 4.1.2. Endocardial cushion defect.- 4.1.3. Anomalous pulmonary venous return.- 4.1.4. Ebstein's anomaly.- 4.1.5. Uhl's anomaly.- 4.1.6. Other causes.- 4.2. Obstructive abnormalities of the right heart.- 4.2.1. Valvular pulmonary stenosis.- 4.2.2. Infundibular pulmonary stenosis.- 4.2.3. Hypoplasia of the right heart.- A. Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum.- B. Tricuspid atresia.- 5: Left Heart Malformations.- 5.1. Left ventricular volume overload.- 5.1.1. Ventricular septal defect.- 5.1.2. Patent ductus arteriosus.- 5.1.3. Other causes.- 5.2. Obstacles to left ventricular ejection.- 5.2.1. Subvalvular stenosis.- 5.2.2. Congenital valvular aortic stenosis.- 5.2.3. Supraaortic stenosis.- 5.3. Obstructions to filling of the left heart.- 5.3.1. Cor triatriarum.- 5.3.2. Congenital abnormalities of the mitral apparatus.- 5.4. Hypoplasia of the left heart.- 6: Abnormalities of the Great Arteries.- 6.1. Fallot's Tetralogy. Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect. Truncus arteriosus.- 6.2. Double outlet right ventricle.- 6.3. Transposition of the great arteries.- 6.3.1. D. Transposition.- 6.3.2. L. Transposition.- 7: Other Malformations.- 7.1. Single ventricle.- 7.2. Overriding tricuspid valve.- 8: A Segmental Approach to the Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease.- 8.1. Atrial situs.- 8.2. Ventricular situs.- 8.3. Identification of the great arteries.- 8.4. Ventriculo arterial continuity.- 8.5. Detection of shunts.- Table of Plates.

ISBN: 9789024724826
ISBN-10: 9024724821
Series: Tardieu
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 150
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 0.84
Weight (kg): 0.26