Summary and Info
In diagnostic cardiology, the usefulness and effectiveness of state-of-the-art echocardiography is unsurpassed. This handy atlas includes all of the information you need to navigate the numerous imaging planes that transect the heart with ease and confidence. Key Features: - More than 400 illustrations, including, sharp, clear echocardiograms, full-color schematic diagrams, and 3-D images. - Detailed descriptions of all of the acoustic windows and imaging planes for every echocardiogram. - All major diseases depicted in B-mode, M-mode, Doppler and color Doppler. - A practical overview of the patient examination, including imaging and patient positioning. - All cardiac diseases are shown -- valvular heart disease, coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathies, prosthetic valves, carditis, septal defects, hypertensive heart diseases, intracardiac masses. - Hundreds of vivid mnemonic devices and useful tips to help you locate, name, and remember all anatomical structures and features. Intelligent design: - Integrated illustrations and succinct text on every page. - Fits in your pocket for rapid reference and review. - Durably designed to withstand everyday use.