Saturday, June 16, 2018

Essential Echocardiography: Transesophageal Echocardiography for Non-cardiac Anesthesiologists



Covering both transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), this book fills the need of accessible information for the practitioner seeking a basic level of familiarity with TEE and TTE in the perioperative management of the surgical patient. This book is a practical guide on echocardiography written for non-cardiac anesthesiologists and critical care physicians who wish to become familiar with the use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) as well as a resource for anesthesiologists studying for the Basic PTE examination. Essential Echocardiology also features extensive figures and more than 100 echocardiography videos.
Table of contents : 
Front Matter....Pages i-xii
Front Matter....Pages 1-1
TEE in Non-cardiac Surgery: Indications, Contraindications, Probe Manipulation, and Certification....Pages 3-13
Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Views....Pages 15-44
Basic Ultrasound Physics, Doppler Ultrasound, and Hemodynamic Assessment....Pages 45-58
Front Matter....Pages 59-59
Left Ventricular Systolic Function....Pages 61-76
Regional Ventricular Function....Pages 77-93
Mitral Valve....Pages 95-124
Aortic Valve....Pages 125-144
The Right Heart....Pages 145-168
Diastology....Pages 169-181
Thoracic Aorta....Pages 183-203
Rescue Echocardiography....Pages 205-229
Imaging Artifacts and Common Misdiagnoses....Pages 231-245
Adult Congenital Heart Disease....Pages 247-261
Front Matter....Pages 263-263
Transthoracic Echocardiography: The Basic Views....Pages 265-278
Ultrasound for Vascular Access....Pages 279-293
Back Matter....Pages 295-301