Practice of Clinical Echocardiography, Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print, 4th Edition

Practice of Clinical Echocardiography

4th Edition Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print

By Catherine M. Otto, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiology Fellowship Programs, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Part 1. ADVANCED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES

  1. Transesophageal echocardiography
  2. Monitoring Ventricular Function in the Operating Room: Impact on Clinical Outcome
  3. Contrast Ultrasound Imaging: Technical Aspects and Clinical Applications 
  4. Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
  5. Echocardiographic guidance of structural heart disease interventions
  6. Intracardiac Echocardiography
  7. Intravascular ultrasound: Principles, histologic correlation and clinical applications
  8. Hand held echocardiography
  9. Part 2. THE LEFT VENTRICLE

  10. Quantitative evaluation of left ventricular structure, wall stress, and systolic function.
  11. Myocardial mechanics: Velocity, strain, strain-rate, cardiac synchrony, and twist
  12. Assessment of diastolic function by echocardiography
  13. Digital image processing and  automated image analysis in echocardiography 
  14.  Part 3. ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE

  15. The role of echocardiographic evaluation in patients presenting with acute chest pain to the emergency department.
  16. Echocardiography in the coronary care unit: Management of acute myocardial infarction, detection of complications and prognostic implications.
  17. Exercise echocardiography
  18. Stress echocardiography with nonexercise techniques: Principles, protocols, interpretation, and clinical applications
  19. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Coronary Blood Flow: Approaches and Clinical Applications
  20. Part 4. VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

  21. Mitral valve anatomy, quantification of mitral regurgitation, and timing of surgical intervention for mitral regurgitation
  22. Intraoperative echocardiography in surgical and transcatheter mitral valve repair
  23. Aortic valve regurgitation: quantitation of disease severity and timing of surgical intervention.
  24. Echocardiography in the patient undergoing catheter balloon mitral valvotomy: patient selection, hemodynamic results, complications and long-term outcome.
  25. Clinical decision-making in patients with infective endocarditis: the role of echocardiography
  26. Aortic stenosis: Disease severity, progression, timing of intervention, and role in monitoring transcatheter valve implantation.
  27. Fluid dynamics of prosthetic valves.
  28. Echocardiographic recognition and quantitation of prosthetic valve dysfunction.
  29. Part 5. CARDIOMYOPATHIES AND PERICARDIAL DISEASE

  30. Doppler echocardiography in heart failure and cardiac resynchronization
  31. Echocardiography in the evaluation and management of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  32. Restrictive cardiomyopathy: diagnosis and prognostic implications.
  33. Pericardial Disease
  34. Cardiac transplantation: pre and post transplant evaluation.
  35. Cardiac assist devices: normal findings, device failure and weaning parameters.
  36. Part 6. THE RIGHT HEART

  37. Right ventricular anatomy, function and echocardiographic evaluation
  38. Echocardiographic evaluation of the patient with pulmonary hypertension
  39. Right sided valve disease
  40. Part 7. THE PREGNANT PATIENT

  41. The role of echocardiography in the diagnosis and management of heart disease in pregnancy
  42. Part 8. VASCULAR AND SYSTEMIC DISEASES

  43. Aortic dissection and trauma: Value and limitations of echocardiography.
  44. Echocardiographic findings in systemic diseases characterized by immune-mediated injury.
  45. Echocardiography in the evaluation of cardiac disease resulting from endocrinopathies, renal, disease, obesity and nutritional deficiencies.
  46. Echocardiography in patients with inherited connective tissue disorders
  47. Aging changes seen on echocardiography.
  48. Echocardiographic evaluation of the patient with a systemic embolic event
  49. The role of chocardiography in atrial fibrillation and flutter 
  50. Part 9. ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE AND CARDIAC TUMORS

  51. General echocardiographic approach to the adult with suspected congenital heart disease.
  52. Echocardiographic evaluation of the adult with unoperated congenital heart disease
  53. Echocardiographic evaluation of the adult with post-operative congenital heart disease.
  54. Cardiac tumors