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TitleTwo-Dimensional Real-Time Ultrasonic Imaging of the Heart [electronic resource] / edited by Emilio R. Giuliani
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US, 1985
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Descript XII, 423 p. online resource


In the evaluation of patients who have or are suspected indebted to these contributors. This word of thanks falls to have cardiac disease, the use of ultrasound is now an short of my true appreciation for their efforts. established and widely accepted approach. Since its Although an attempt was made to minimize redunยญ modest beginning three decades ago, the technique of dancy, in two areas I thought that overlap was indicated. echocardiography developed rapidly. This success can The sections' Diseases of the Myocardium' and' Coroยญ be credited to the cooperation between the worlds of nary Heart Disease' take up one of the most important medicine and industry. Recognizing the potential cliniยญ aspects of cardiac ultrasound, at present and to be exยญ cal utility of this technique, equipment companies deยญ pected in the near and distant future, and the emphasis veloped better and better instrumentation, and with provided by its duplication of material in these sections competition came a leveling of the costs of this instruยญ was considered not only acceptable but indeed helpful. mentation. We hope that the future will bring not only The section 'Congenital Heart Disease' also has one area of duplication, reflecting the editor's particular inยญ continued improvement in technology but also a continยญ ued decrease in cost. terest in double outlet of the right ventricle


One: General -- 1. The history of cardiac ultrasound -- 2. Examination of the normal heart using reflected ultrasound -- 3. Three-dimensional echocardiographic examination -- Two: Valvular Heart Disease -- 4. Mitral stenosis -- 5. Two-dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of mitral regurgitation -- 6. Two-dimensional echocardiographic examination of the mitral valve prolapse -- 7. Two-dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of the left ventricular outflow tract -- 8. Evaluation of aortic insufficiency by combined M-mode, two-dimensional and Doppler echocardiography -- 9. Echocardiography for acquired tricuspid valve disease -- 10. The pulmonary valve -- 11. The role of two-dimensional echocardiography in the non-invasive evaluation of prosthetic heart valve function -- Three: Myocardium and Pericardial Disease -- 12. Left ventricular hypertrophy -- 13. Quantitative analysis of the adult left heart by two-dimensional echocardiography -- 14. Two-dimensional echocardiographic imaging in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy -- 15. Restrictive and infiltrative cardiomyopathy -- 16. The role of echocardiography in the diagnosis of cardiomyopathy -- 17. Two-dimensional echocardiography in pericardial disease -- Four: Coronary Heart Disease -- 18. Two-dimensional echocardiographic approach to coronary artery disease: diagnosis and localization of coronary artery lesions -- 19. Clinical utility of two-dimensional echocardiography in the coronary care unit -- 20. Two-dimensional echocardiographic examination for quantitative detection of regional wall abnormalities -- 21. Two-dimensional echocardiography in complicated acute myocardial infarction -- 22. Two-dimensional echocardiographic detection of intracardiac thrombi -- Five: Vascular Disease -- 23. Echocardiography of the aortic root -- 24. Two-dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of the thoracic aorta -- Six: Selected Topics -- 25. The use of two-dimensional echocardiography for the detection of intracardiac masses and tumors -- 26. Role of two-dimensional echocardiography in infective endocarditis -- 27. Stress echocardiography -- 28. Evaluation of the effect of therapeutic interventions using two-dimensional echocardiography -- Seven: Congenital Heart Disease -- 29. Atrial septal defects -- 30. Two-dimensional echocardiography in ventricular septal defects -- 31. Two-dimensional echo Doppler evaluation of patent ductus arteriosus -- 32. Two-dimensional echocardiography in the diagnosis of Ebsteinโ{128}{153}s anomaly of the tricuspid valve -- 33. Two-dimensional echocardiography in tricuspid atresia -- 34. Straddling atrioventricular valves -- 35. Conotruncal abnormalities: Tetralogy of fallot, truncus arteriosus and double outlet right ventricle -- 36. Double outlet right ventricle -- 37. Two-dimensional echocardiographic imaging of the hypoplastic right/left heart complexes and the single ventricle/univentricular heart in neonates and infants

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