Echocardiography by Paul Leeson


byPaul Leeson, Andrew R.J. Mitchell, Harald Becher

Paperback | November 11, 2012

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Released in 2007 and the first handbook-sized practical training guide to provide easily accessible, detailed information on how to get good images, make key measurements and report findings, the first edition of Echocardiography rapidly become a bestselling echocardiography manual. Now in its second edition, and reflecting the most recent international cardiology and echocariography society guidelines, the handbook has been extensively updated throughout and features new sections covering 3D echocardiography, intracardiac echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, speckletracking echocardiography and emergency echocardiography. In full colour throughout, the text is illustrated with over 300 images and comes with a DVD resource of over 175 image loops. Also including reference ranges to help with reporting and accreditation exam preparation, Echocardiography remainsthe essential reference for trainees undergoing accreditation and a daily source of information for those who perform clinical echocardiography.

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Paul Leeson studied medicine at St. Andrews and Cambridge before moving to Oxford for specialist training in cardiology. He is now a consultant cardiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital where he provides expertise in cardiovascular imaging and hypertension. He is also a British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow at the Universi...
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Title:EchocardiographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:672 pagesPublished:November 11, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199591792

ISBN - 13:9780199591794

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Table of Contents

1. Ultrasound2. Transthoracic examination3. Transthoracic anatomy and pathology: valves4. Transthoracic anatomy and pathology: chambers and vessels5. Transoesophageal examination6. Transoesophageal anatomy and pathology: valves7. Transoesophageal anatomy and pathology: chambers and vessels8. Intracardiac echocardiography9. Contrast echocardiography10. Stress echocardiography11. Acute echocardiography12. Reporting and normal ranges