100 Challenges in Echocardiography
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This book offers both experienced cardiologists and trainees alike the opportunity to identify and address the most common pitfalls encountered with echocardiology in routine clinical practice. The book covers a series of challenges ranging from technical difficulties to problems with echocardiographic interpretation with each section presenting a series of simulations to test the reader's understanding of the problem. The text is written in a highly practical and didactic style which will help the busy physician by presenting the information in a succinct, 'essentials only' manner. The heavy use of high-quality illustrations serves to ensure that the concepts explained are supported by real-life examples and thus readily applicable to the clinical setting.Table of Contents
- Edited by an international expert.
- Abundant use of full-colour allows accurate representation of images to afford detailed discussion of the techniques involved.
- Didactic approach ensures delivery of key information in manageable portions thus saving time for the busy cardiologist.
- Includes the most frequent pitfalls associated with a range of techniques thus ensuring applicability to a variety of clinical settings and equipment availability.
By Christophe Klimczak, MD, PhD, Cardiologist and Hospital Practitioner, CHU Paris-VI (Pierre & Marie Curie), Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris; and Hôpital Charles-Foix, Ivry-sur-Seine, France; and Petros Nihoyannopoulos, MD, FRCP, FACC, FESC, Consultant Cardiologist, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK; President, European Association of Echocardiography of the ESC