Clinical Echocardiography by M. IwaseClinical Echocardiography by M. Iwase

Clinical Echocardiography

byM. IwaseEditorIwao Sotobata

Paperback | February 28, 2012

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Title:Clinical EchocardiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 25.4 × 17.8 × 0.02 inPublished:February 28, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The basics of cardiac ultrasound.- Physical properties of ultrasound.- Cardiac ultrasound imaging systems.- Doppler echocardiography.- 2. Echocardiographic examination.- Placement of the transducer.- Two-dimensional examination of the heart.- A. Left ventricular long axis view.- B. Left ventricular short axis view.- C. Four chamber view.- M-mode examination.- Contrast echocardiography.- Pulsed Doppler examination.- A. Left ventricular outflow.- B. Left ventricular inflow.- C. Right ventricular outflow.- D. Right ventricular inflow.- Continuous wave (CW) Doppler examination.- High PRF Doppler examination.- 3. Acquired valvular heart disease.- Mitral valve stenosis.- Giant left atrium.- Mitral valve regurgitation (rheumatic in origin).- Mitral valve prolapse.- Ruptured chordae tendineae.- Aortic valve stenosis.- Aortic valve regurgitation.- Infective endocarditis.- Tricuspid valve stenosis.- Tricuspid valve regurgitation.- Pulmonary valve regurgitation.- Prosthetic valve.- 4. Congenital heart disease.- Atrial septal defect.- Endocardial cushion defect.- Persistent left superior vena cava.- Ventricular septal defect.- Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm.- Patent ductus arteriosus.- Pulmonary stenosis.- Ebstein's anomaly.- Tetralogy of Fallot.- Double outlet of the right ventricle.- Single ventricle.- Corrected transposition of great arteries.- Tricuspid atresia.- Cor triatriatum.- Bicuspid aortic valve.- Supravalvular aortic stenosis.- Coronary artery fistula.- Anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk.- Marfan's syndrome.- 5. Coronary artery disease.- Wall motion abnormalities.- Wall thickening and echo intensity abnormalities.- Complications of myocardial infarction.- A. Ventricular aneurysm.- B. Mural thrombus of the left ventricle.- C. Rupture of the ventricular septum.- D. Mitral regurgitation.- E. Right ventricular myocardial infarction.- Ischemic cardiomyopathy.- Examination of coronary arteries.- 6. Myocardial diseases.- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.- Dilated cardiomyopathy.- Secondary cardiomyopathy.- Inflammatory process of the myocardium.- Myocardial abnormality due to toxic agents.- 7. Other cardiac diseases.- Left atrial myxoma.- Right atrial myxoma.- Intracardiac rhabdomyoma.- Left ventricular fibroma.- Malignant primary cardiac tumor.- Secondary tumors of the heart.- Pericardial effusion.- Pleural effusion.- Constrictive pericarditis.- Pericardial defect.- False tendon.- Chiari network.- Atrial septal aneurysm.- Sigmoid septum.- Mitral anular calcification.- Aneurysm of the aorta.- Primary pulmonary hypertension.- 8. Evaluation of left ventricular function.- M-mode echocardiography.- Two-dimensional echocardiography.- Doppler method.- A. Evaluation of systolic function.- B. Evaluation of diastolic behavior.- 4. Age related changes in the left ventricular function.- 9. Pulmonary hypertension.- M-mode echocardiographic evaluation.- Pulsed Doppler evaluation.- 10. Echocardiographic evaluation of arrhythmia.- Bundle branch block.- Wall-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome.- Atrial fibrillation.- Atrial flutter.- Ectopic atrial rhythm.- Supraventricular premature contraction.- Ventricular premature contraction.- Abnormal atrio-ventricular conduction.- Cardiac pacing.- 11.Color coded Doppler flow mapping.- References.- Additional references.- Index of subjects.