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Transesophageal Echocardiography for Congenital Heart Disease

  • Pierre C. Wong
  • Wanda C. Miller-Hance

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xlix
  2. Pierre C. Wong
    Pages 1-48
  3. Ling Hui, David J. Sahn
    Pages 49-71
  4. Theresa Ann Tacy
    Pages 145-169
  5. Louis I. Bezold
    Pages 171-192
  6. Mark K. Friedberg, Norman H. Silverman
    Pages 193-240
  7. Grace C. Kung, Pierre C. Wong
    Pages 241-252
  8. Pierre C. Wong
    Pages 253-282
  9. Leo Lopez, Roque Ventura, Nadine F. Choueiter
    Pages 283-305
  10. Laura M. Mercer-Rosa, Meryl S. Cohen
    Pages 307-340
  11. Wanda C. Miller-Hance
    Pages 341-369
  12. Peter C. Frommelt
    Pages 371-382
  13. Peter R. Koenig, Qi-Ling Cao, Ziyad M. Hijazi
    Pages 437-453
  14. Jamil A. Aboulhosn, John S. Child
    Pages 455-473
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 527-538

About this book

Introduction

Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has played an instrumental role among the many advances in the field of congenital heart disease (CHD) that have resulted in successful and continually improving clinical outcomes, today enabling most affected infants and children to live well into adulthood. Ongoing evolution of the technology (including three-dimensional TEE) promises to maintain this imaging approach at the forefront of clinical practice. Competent performance of TEE in the patient with CHD, however, requires a number of essential technical and cognitive skills, in addition to a solid understanding of the broad spectrum of congenital pathology. Thus, the important need for a comprehensive reference on the subject to assist specialists who care for these patients.

Transesophageal Echocardiography for Congenital Heart Disease represents a unique work, the only textbook of its kind that focuses specifically upon the applications of TEE in CHD. In each chapter, the contributors—highly regarded specialists and leaders in the field—provide practical and instructive information on the many different aspects of CHD evaluation by TEE. The textbook is extensively supplemented with over 700 figures/illustrations and more than 400 high quality videos (available online). This reference will prove an invaluable resource for those who use TEE in the care of both children and adults with CHD, whether they be cardiologists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, sonographers, or trainees wishing to obtain basic knowledge or advance their understanding of the field.

Keywords

Conotruncal Abnormalities Transesophageal Echocardiography Transesophageal Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Vascular Abnormalities Ventricular Septal Defects

Editors and affiliations

  • Pierre C. Wong
    • 1
  • Wanda C. Miller-Hance
    • 2
  1. 1.Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Department of CardiologyUniversity of Southern California Keck School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Pediatric Cardiovascular AnesthesiologyTexas Children's HospitalHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-064-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84800-061-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84800-064-3
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