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Title Intraoperative echocardiography / [edited by] Donald C. Oxorn
Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : Elsevier Saunders, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 307 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Practical echocardiography series
Practical echocardiography series.
Contents General principles of echocardiography in the operating room / Donald Oxorn, Carol Kraft -- Mitral valve disease / Stephane Lambert -- Aortic valve disease and the aortic root / Annette Vegas, Marjan Jariani -- Right sided valvular disease / Jonathan B. Mark, Becky Schroeder, Atilio Barbeito -- Prosthetic heart valves / Andrew Maslow, Arthur Bert -- Ventricular function / Madhav Swaminathan, Alina Nicoara, Wendy Pabich -- Diseases of the aorta / Albert T. Cheung, Stuart Weiss -- Congenital heart disease / Denise Joffe -- Epiaortic and epicardial echocardiography / Kathryn Glas, Stanton K. Shernan -- Masses and devices / Patricia Murphy, Massimiliano Meineri -- Heart and lung transplantation / Mark Edwards -- Pericardial disease / Peter von Homeyer, T. Andrew Bowdle
Summary Intraoperative Echocardiography - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto -provides practical, how-to guidance on intraoperative echocardiography in adult and pediatric patients. Definitive, expert instruction from Dr. Donald C. Oxorn is presented in a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to master this difficult technique while overcoming the unique challenges and risks it presents. Master challenging and advanced intraoperative echocardiography techniques such as epiaortic echocardiography and 3-D echocardiography through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to image acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples. Reference the information you need quickly thanks to easy-to-follow, templated chapters, with an abundance of figures and tables that facilitate visual learning. Become an expert in echocardiographic evaluation of complex valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, and intravascular devices in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology procedures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Transesophageal echocardiography.
Heart -- Surgery.
Intraoperative monitoring.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- diagnostic imaging.
Echocardiography -- methods.
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted.
Intraoperative Care -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Oxorn, Donald C.
ISBN 9781455728435 (electronic bk.)
1455728438 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)