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The Essentials in echocardiography

Author: J -L Laurenceau; M -C Malergue
Publisher: Hague ; Boston : M. Nijhoff ; Hingham, MA : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston, 1981.
Series: Collection Tardieu.
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FACC Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology Director of Echocardiographic Laboratories Mayo Clinic TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD . 10 PART I CHAPTER 1: PHYSICS OF ULTRASOUND AND  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J -L Laurenceau; M -C Malergue
ISBN: 9024724821 9789024724826 9024723523 9789024723522
OCLC Number: 7329462
Description: 151 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface.- Abbreviations.- I.- 1: Physics of Ultrasound and Instrumentation.- 1.1. History of echocardiography.- 1.2. Physical properties of ultrasound.- 1.2.1. Definition.- 1.2.2. Acoustic impedance.- 1.2.3. Resolution and penetration.- 1.2.4. Properties of ultrasonic transducers.- 1.2.5. Reflection and divergence.- 1.2.6. Lateral resolution.- 1.2.7. The Doppler effect.- 1.3. Instrumentation.- 1.3.1. Unidirectional echocardiographs.- A. Display.- B. Controls.- C. Recording.- 1.3.2. Two dimensional echocardiographs.- 1.3.3. Complementary investigations.- 1.4. The echocardiographic laboratory.- 1.4.1. Choice of echocardiograph.- 1.4.2. Organisation of the laboratory.- 1.4.3. Limitations of echocardiography.- 2: Echocardiographic Examination.- 2.1. Echocardiographic anatomy.- 2.2. Positioning the patient.- 2.3. Recording technique.- 2.3.1. Parasternal views.- A. Long axis.- B. Short axis.- 2.3.2. Apical views.- 2.3.3. Subcostal views.- 2.3.4. Accessory views.- 2.4. Presentation of 2D recordings: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography.- 3: The Normal Echocardiogram.- 3.1. The heart valves.- 3.1.1. Mitral valve.- 3.1.2. Aorta and aortic valve.- 3.1.3. Tricuspid valve.- 3.1.4. Pulmonary valve.- 3.2. Cardiac cavities.- 3.2.1. Right heart.- 3.2.2. Left heart.- 3.2.3. Study of the left ventricular performance.- II: Congenital heart disease.- 4: Right Heart Malformations.- 4.1. Right ventricular diastolic overload.- 4.1.1. Atrial septal defect.- 4.1.2. Endocardial cushion defect.- 4.1.3. Anomalous pulmonary venous return.- 4.1.4. Ebstein's anomaly.- 4.1.5. Uhl's anomaly.- 4.1.6. Other causes.- 4.2. Obstructive abnormalities of the right heart.- 4.2.1. Valvular pulmonary stenosis.- 4.2.2. Infundibular pulmonary stenosis.- 4.2.3. Hypoplasia of the right heart.- A. Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum.- B. Tricuspid atresia.- 5: Left Heart Malformations.- 5.1. Left ventricular volume overload.- 5.1.1. Ventricular septal defect.- 5.1.2. Patent ductus arteriosus.- 5.1.3. Other causes.- 5.2. Obstacles to left ventricular ejection.- 5.2.1. Subvalvular stenosis.- 5.2.2. Congenital valvular aortic stenosis.- 5.2.3. Supraaortic stenosis.- 5.3. Obstructions to filling of the left heart.- 5.3.1. Cor triatriarum.- 5.3.2. Congenital abnormalities of the mitral apparatus.- 5.4. Hypoplasia of the left heart.- 6: Abnormalities of the Great Arteries.- 6.1. Fallot's Tetralogy. Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect. Truncus arteriosus.- 6.2. Double outlet right ventricle.- 6.3. Transposition of the great arteries.- 6.3.1. D. Transposition.- 6.3.2. L. Transposition.- 7: Other Malformations.- 7.1. Single ventricle.- 7.2. Overriding tricuspid valve.- 8: A Segmental Approach to the Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease.- 8.1. Atrial situs.- 8.2. Ventricular situs.- 8.3. Identification of the great arteries.- 8.4. Ventriculo arterial continuity.- 8.5. Detection of shunts.- Table of Plates.
Series Title: Collection Tardieu.
Responsibility: [edited by] J.-L. Laurenceau and M.-C. Malergue ; and Bernard Tardieu, medical illustrator ; foreword by A.J. Tajik.

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`...this monograph is a worthwhile addition to the reading list of the practicing internist who desires a quick review of the current state of the echocardiographic art.' Annals of Internal Read more...

 
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