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Title Three-dimensional echocardiography / Thomas Buck, Andreas Franke, Mark J. Monaghan (editors)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 272 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Introduction -- Threedimensional echocardiography: lessons in overcoming time and space -- Basic principles and practical application -- Left ventricular function -- Three-dimensional stress echocardiography -- Cardiac dyssynchrony -- The right ventricle -- Valvular heart disease -- insufficiencies -- Valvular heart disease -- stenoses -- Three-dimensional echocardiography in adult congenital heart disease -- Congenital heart disease in children -- Cardiac tumors and sources of embolism -- Monitoring and guiding cardiac interventions and surgery
Summary Three-dimensional echocardiography is the most recent fundamental advancement in echocardiography. Since real-time 3D echocardiography became commercially available in 2002, it has rapidly been accepted in echo labs worldwide. This book covers all clinically relevant aspects of this fascinating new technology, including a comprehensive explanation of its basic principles, practical aspects of clinical application, and detailed descriptions of specific uses in the broad spectrum of clinically important heart disease. The book was written by a group of well-recognized international experts in the field, who have not only been involved in the scientific and clinical evolution of 3D echocardiography since its inception but are also intensively involved in expert training courses. As a result, the clear focus of this book is on the practical application of 3D echocardiography in daily clinical routine with tips and tricks for both beginners and experts, accompanied by more than 150 case examples comprehensively illustrated in more than 800 images and more than 500 videos provided on a DVD. In addition to an in-depth review of the most recent literature on real-time 3D echocardiography, this book represents an invaluable reference work for beginners and expert users of 3D echocardiography. Tips and tricks for beginners and experts Educational material for 3D training courses Comprehensively illustrated cases DVD with video clips of all sample cases
Analysis Medicine
Radiology, Medical
Internal medicine
Cardiology
Medicine & Public Health
Cardiac Surgery
Imaging / Radiology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Echocardiography.
Three-dimensional imaging in medicine.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- diagnosis.
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Buck, Thomas, Prof. Dr.
Franke, Andreas.
Monaghan, Mark J.
LC no. 2011933754
ISBN 9783642111792 (electronic bk.)
3642111793 (electronic bk.)