EAE Textbook of Echocardiography - sample


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This official textbook of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) serves the educational requirements of cardiologists and all clinical medical professionals, underpinning the structural training in the field in accordance with EAE aims and goals, and reflecting the EAE Core Syllabus. Published in partnership with the European Society of Cardiology, and written by a team of expert authors from across Europe, it is a valuable resource to support not only those with an interest in echocardiography but specifically those seeking the information needed for accreditation and training through the EAE.

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EAE Textbook of Echocardiography - sample

  1. 1. Contents Contributors vii 12. Ischaemic heart disease 183 Petros Nihoyannopoulos and Fausto Pinto Symbols and abbreviations ix 13. Stress echocardiography 197 1. The general principles of echocardiography 1 Lauro Cortigiani and Eugenio Picano MadalinaG arbi 14 Valvular heart disease 2. Transthoracic echocardiography 15 Miguel Ángel García Fernández and 14a Aortic valve disease 219 José Juan Gómez de Diego Raphael Rosenhek, Robert Feneck, and Fabio Guarracino 3. Three dimensional echocardiography 35 M. Monaghan and S. Adhya 14b Mitral valve disease 237 Patrizio Lancellotti, Julien Magne, Kim 4. Transoesophageal and intracardiac O’Connor, and Luc A. Pierard echocardiography 45 Christian Rost and Frank A. Flachskampf 14c Tricuspid and pulmonary valves 255 Ashraf M. Anwar and Folkert Jan ten Cate 5. Non-invasive haemodynamic assessment 63 Andrea Kallmeyer, José Luis Zamorano, 15. Replacement heart valves 271 G. Locorotondo, Madalina Garbi, José Juan Gómez John B. Chambers and Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde de Diego and Miguel Ángel García Fernández 16. Infective endocarditis 289 6. Quantification of left ventricular function Gilbert Habib and Franck Thuny and synchrony using tissue Doppler, 17. Cardiomyopathies 303 strain imaging, and speckle tracking 81 G. Karatasakis and G.D. Athanassopoulos Jens-Uwe Voigt 18. Cardiac involvement in systemic 7. Contrast echocardiography 99 diseases 327 L. Galiuto, R. Senior, and H. Becher Andreas Hagendorff 8. Assessment of systolic function 117 19. Pericardial disease 345 Alexandra Gonçalves, Pedro Marcos-Alberca, Peter Sogaard, and José Luis Zamorano Bernard Cosyns and Bernard Paelinck 9. Assessment of diastolic function 135 20. Tumours and masses 355 MaurizioG alderisi and Sergio Mondillo M.J. Andrade10. Assessment of left atrial function 151 21. Diseases of the aorta 371 RíoA guilar-Torres Arturo Evangelista and T. González-Alujas11. Assessment of right heart function 22. Adult congenital heart disease 387 and haemodynamics 165 G.P. Diller, A. Kempny, and H. Baumgartner Luigi P. Badano and Denisa Muraru
  2. 2. vi contents 23. Perioperative echocardiography 413 25. Vascular imaging 447 R. Feneck and F. Guarracino Mónica M. Pedro and N. Cardim 24. Echocardiography in the emergency room 431 26. Quality assurance in echocardiography 463 Aleksandar N. Neškovic and ´ K.F. Fox and B.A. Popescu Andreas Hagendorff Index 469