The EACVI Echo Handbook by Patrizio LancellottiThe EACVI Echo Handbook by Patrizio Lancellotti

The EACVI Echo Handbook

EditorPatrizio Lancellotti, Bernard Cosyns

Paperback | December 26, 2015

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Concise, fact-based and packed with images and illustrations The EACVI Echo Handbook is the perfect companion for making both every day and complex clinical decisions. Designed and written by leading experts in the field of echocardiography for use in the clinical arena, this practicalhandbook provides the necessary information for reviewing, or consulting while performing or reporting on an echo or making clinical decisions based on echo findings.Disease-focussed and succinct, it covers the information needed to accurately perform and interpret echocardiograms, including how to set up the echo-machine to optimize an examination and how to perform echocardiographic disease assessment; the clinical indicators, procedures and contraindications.Linked to EACVI recommendations and the EACVI Core Curriculum The EACVI Echo Handbook is an essential and easily accessible manual on using echocardiography for sonographers and trainee cardiologists that should never be left behind when performing an echocardiogram.
Patrizio Lancellotti is Professor of Cardiology at Unviersity of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium where he also acts as director of the Cardiogist Intensive Unit and is the head of the Echo Lab and Heart Valve Clinic. He is currently President of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and has been a board memeber of t...
Title:The EACVI Echo HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.03 inPublished:December 26, 2015Publisher:OUPLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1. How to set up the echo-machine to optimize your examination1. How to set up the echo-machine to optimize your examinationPart 2. The standard transthoracic echo-examination2. 2D echo and M-Mode echo3. Doppler echocardiography4. Functional echocardiography5. 3D echocardiography6. Left ventricular opacification with contrast echocardiography7. The storage and reportPart 3. The standard transoesophageal echocardiographic examination8. Clinical indications, procedures and contraindications9. 2D examination10. Continuous, colour flow Doppler and pulse wave examination11. 3D examination12. The storage and reportPart 4. Assessment of left ventricular systolic dysfunction13. Assessment of left ventricular systolic dysfunctionPart 5. Assessment of diastolic function / dysfunction14. Assessment of diastolic function / dysfunctionPart 6. Ischaemic heart disease15. Ischaemic heart disease16. Chronic ischaemic cardiomyopathy17. Coronary arteriesPart 7. Heart valve disease18. Aortic stenosis19. Pulmonary stenosis20. Subvalvular and supravalvular stenosis21. Mitral stenosis22. Tricuspid stenosis23. Aortic regurgitation24. Mitral regurgitation25. Tricuspid regurgitation26. Pulmonary regurgitation27. Multivalvular disease28. Prosthetic valves29. EndocarditisPart 8. Cardiomyopathies30. Dilated cardiomyopathy31. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy32. Restrictive cardiomyopathy33. Myocarditis34. Tako-Tsubo35. Arrythmogenic RV cardiomyopathyPart 9. Right heart function and pulmonary artery pressure36. RV function37. Volume overload38. Pressure overloadPart 10. Pericardial disease39. Pericardial effusion40. Constrictive pericarditis41. Pericardial cysts42. Congenital absence of pericardiumPart 11. Cardiac transplants43. Cardiac transplantsPart 12. Critically ill patients44. Critically ill patientsPart 13. Congenital Heart Disease45. Pathological intercavity communications46. Persistent left superior vena cana47. Ebstein's anomaly48. Tetralogy of fallot after repair49. Aortic coarctationPart 14. Cardiac masses and potential sources of embolism50. Vegetations51. Thrombi52. Cardiac tumours53. Miscellaneous non-neoplastic intracardiac masses54. Extracardiac masses55. Structures mistaken for abnormal cardiac massesPart 15. Diseases of the aorta56. Aortic dissection57. Thoracic aortic aneurysm58. Traumatic injury of the aorta59. Aortic atherosclerosis60. Sinus of valsalva aneurysmPart 16. Stress echo61. Procedure guide62. Dypiridamole63. Adenosin64. Diobutamine65. Stress echo assessment of haemodynamics and valvesPart 17. Systemic disease and other conditions66. Athlete's heart67. Heart during pregnancy68. Systemic diseases