Core Topics in Transesophageal Echocardiography

Core Topics in Transesophageal Echocardiography

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Edited by Robert Feneck, John Kneeshaw, Marco Ranucci
Cambridge University Press, 15/04/2010
EAN 9780521731614, ISBN10: 0521731615

Paperback, 428 pages, 24.4 x 19.2 x 3.2 cm

Core Topics in Transesophageal Echocardiography is a highly illustrated, full color, comprehensive clinical text reviewing all aspects of TEE. The text has been written particularly for those who are seeking accreditation in TEE. Section 1 includes chapters on first principles including cardiovascular anatomy, safety issues, indications and contraindications for use, US technology and physics and the details of image acquisition and interpretation in a variety of routine pathologies. Section 2 chapters discuss the use of TEE in a variety of more demanding clinical conditions including valve disease, complex ischaemic heart disease, the use of TEE in critical care and emergency settings, new echocardiography technologies, and TEE reporting. An outstanding free companion website (www.cambridge.org/feneck) contains numerous TEE video clips showing both normal and pathological states. Written by leading TEE experts from EACTA and EAE, this is an invaluable practical resource for all clinicians involved in the care of cardiac patients.

Note: There is no CD-ROM attached with the book,but there is a free access companion website (www.cambridge.org/feneck) which has video clips and further information.