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Echo Made Easy, 2nd Edition


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This best-selling and highly-praised book provides a practical and clinically useful introduction to echo. The author explains the echo techniques available, what an echo can and cannot give, and, importantly, puts echo into a clinical perspective. The sections are ordered with the techniques most often used to diagnose a particular clinical problem explained first. The final chapter deals with special clinical situations.

Table of Contents

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New to This Edition

    • Fully updated with the many recent advances in echocardiography.
    • Now presented in full colour throughout with new illustrations.
    • New sections on device therapy for heart failure (cardiac resynchronization therapy, CRT) and the use of echo and TOE (or TEE) in special situations.
    • Expanded sections on diastolic function and tissue Doppler imaging.
    • Additional material on the newer echo techniques such as 3-D echo, stress echo and contrast echo.
    • Special clinical situations now include pulmonary embolism, pericardial disease, advanced age, athletic heart and obesity.

Key Features

    • This highly-praised book is a simple guide to a difficult subject, written in a conversational and accessible style. It is essential reading for anyone wishing to learn about echo - doctors, technicians, medical students etc.
    • It provides full practical coverage of the clinical aspects of heart disease.
    • It will be of great use to those experienced in echo as a refresher and reference source in pocket-size.

Published Reviews

    "Unquestionably achieves the author’s aim … and does so with consummate ease." British Journal of Cardiology - Review of previous edition

Author Information

    By Sam Kaddoura, BSc, BM, BCh, DIC, PhD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, Consultant Cardiologist, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

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Echo Made Easy, 2nd Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 248 Pages
  • Trim Size: 7 3/8 X 9 1/4 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10363-6
  • Copyright: 2009