Expert Consult: Online and Print
Intraoperative Echocardiography - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical, how-to guidance on intraoperative echocardiography in adult and pediatric patients. Definitive, expert instruction from Dr. Donald C. Oxorn is presented in a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to master this difficult technique while overcoming the unique challenges and risks it presents. 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.Table of Contents
- Master challenging and advanced intraoperative echocardiography techniques such as epiaortic echocardiography and 3-D echocardiography through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to image acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples.
- Reference the information you need quickly thanks to easy-to-follow, templated chapters, with an abundance of figures and tables that facilitate visual learning.
- Become an expert in echocardiographic evaluation of complex valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, and intravascular devices in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology procedures.
- Access the complete text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com plus video clips, additional cases, and much more!
"The information is presented as a concise, bulleted text accompanied by numerous illustrations, tables and flow charts.The book includes technical details, common pitfalls and clinical interpretation...I would highly recommennd it not only to cardiac surgeons and cardiac anasthesists, but also to echocardiographers. This is a wonderful overview of the vast pathology and diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas encountered in the management of the adult cardiac surgical patient."
By Donald Oxorn, MD, CM, FRCPC, FACC, DNBE, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Cardio-Thoracic Anesthesia, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA