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Clinical Echocardiography

  • Michael Y. Henein
  • Mary Sheppard
  • John Pepper
  • Michael Rigby

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 1-30
  3. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 31-59
  4. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 61-76
  5. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 77-87
  6. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 89-98
  7. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 99-106
  8. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 107-117
  9. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 119-148
  10. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 149-168
  11. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 169-183
  12. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 185-194
  13. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 195-209
  14. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 211-220
  15. Michael Y. Henein, Mary Sheppard, John Pepper, Michael Rigby
    Pages 221-232
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 233-240

About this book

Introduction

The main target of clinical and academic cardiology activities is to optimize the patient's management and ultimately their welfare. Professionals manage patients according to their own understanding of disease process; clinicians concentrate on alleviating the symptoms and echocardiographers on identifying the disease. This book helps to 'cross the barrier' and describes the common ground between physiologic disturbances and their management which should ideally form the shared basis for understanding and managing all cardiac problems.

A practical review of the many uses of echocardiography in clinical practice, Clinical Echocardiography is designed to integrate and refine the investigation of cardiac disorders within the framework of the pathologic, physiologic and surgical appearances of heart disease. It has been common to consider echocardiographic findings separately from the more physical aspects of heart disease. However, with the development of new imaging modalities such as three- and four-dimensional echocardiography, it has become necessary to consider this imaging as a window on the heart. This book aids the cardiologist, cardiac surgeon and echocardiographer to integrate their knowledge within the overall management of cardiac disease in a clinically relevant manner.

Keywords

Tumor cardiology coronary artery disease echocardiography heart hypertension imaging

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael Y. Henein
    • 1
  • Mary Sheppard
    • 2
  • John Pepper
    • 1
  • Michael Rigby
    • 2
  1. 1.Imperial CollegeRoyal Brompton HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Royal Brompton HospitalLondonUK

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