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Stress Echocardiography

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  • This seventh edition of a widely-praised, successful book discusses all aspects of stress echocardiography

  • Written by the pioneer Eugenio Picano and other contributors from 20 different countries

  • Explains mainstream and emerging applications and provides comparisons with other cardiac imaging techniques

  • See trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvs26CYkrzU

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Table of contents (43 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxx
  2. The Signs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Step A for Regional Wall Motion Abnormality in Stress Echocardiography

      • José Luis de Castro e Silva Pretto, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 3-22
    3. Step B for B-Lines in Stress Echocardiography

      • Maria Chiara Scali, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 23-36
    4. Step C for Cardiac Reserve in Stress Echocardiography

      • Tonino Bombardini, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 37-51
    5. Step E for EKG-Based Heart Rate Reserve in Stress Echocardiography

      • Lauro Cortigiani, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 79-88
    6. Step F for Mitral Regurgitant Flow in Stress Echocardiography

      • Angela Zagatina, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 89-101
    7. Step G for Gradients in Stress Echocardiography

      • Carlos Cotrim, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 103-117
    8. Step L for Left Atrium Stress Echocardiography

      • Costantina Prota, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 119-130
    9. Step P for Pulmonary Hemodynamics in Stress Echocardiography

      • Karina Wierzbowska-Drabik, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 131-144
    10. Step R for Right Ventricular Function in Stress Echocardiography

      • Hugo Rodriguez-Zanella, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 145-154
    11. The ABCDE-FGLPR Protocol for Stress Echocardiography Beyond Coronary Artery Disease

      • Caroline Van De Heyning, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 169-177
  3. Training and Technology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179
    2. Strain and Real-Time Three-Dimensional Stress Echocardiography

      • Rosina Arbucci, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 181-207
    3. Contrast Stress Echocardiography

      • Nicola Gaibazzi, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 209-226
    4. Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Stress Echocardiography

      • Arnas Karuzas, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 227-238
    5. Technology and Training Requirements in Stress Echocardiography

      • Bogdan A. Popescu, Monica Roşca, Eugenio Picano
      Pages 239-253
  4. The Stresses: How, When, and Why

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

About this book

This is the seventh edition of a long-selling book (first edition 1991) that was translated into Italian, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, English. In the last ten years, stress echocardiography has exploded in its breadth and variety of applications.  From a one-fits-all approach (wall motion by 2D-echo in the patient with known or suspected coronary artery disease), the field has progressed to an omnivorous, next-generation laboratory employing a variety of technologies (from M-Mode to 2D, from pulsed, continuous, color and tissue Doppler to lung ultrasound) on patients covering the entire spectrum of severity (from elite athletes to patients with end-stage heart failure) and ages (from children with congenital heart disease to the elderly with aortic stenosis). This new edition is enriched with over 300 figures, 150 tables and   video-clips.  In a societal and economic climate of increasing pressure for appropriate, justified and optimized imaging, stress echocardiography offers the great advantages of being radiation-free, relatively low cost, with minimal environmental impact, and with a staggering versatility: we can get more (information) with less (cost and risk).

The volume will be a tremendous aid to current best practices for all health operators who intend to use stress echocardiography and ultrasound for diagnosis and guidance of optimal management  in their patients.

Keywords

  • coronary artery disease
  • diagnosis
  • echocardiography
  • heart failure
  • imaging
  • prognosis
  • stress
  • ultrasound
  • Ultrasonography

Editors and Affiliations

  • Institute of Clinical Physiology of the National Research Council, Pisa, Italy

    Eugenio Picano

About the editor

Eugenio Picano, MD, PhD, obtained his Degree in medicine in 1981, to which a Cardiology fellowship, and a PhD in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology in Pisa University followed. Research Director in the Biomedicine Department of the National Research Council until June 2023. A clinical cardiologist with a strong background in cardiovascular imaging and multidisciplinary research, he has published 520 papers in peer-reviewed journals (h-index= 98 by Google Scholar as per January 30, 2023). He is recognized for contributions in stress echocardiography, medical radiation effects on doctors and patients, extravascular lung water detection by lung ultrasound and non-invasive biopsy of atherosclerotic plaque by tissue characterization techniques. 




Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Stress Echocardiography

  • Editors: Eugenio Picano

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-31062-1

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2023

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-31061-4Published: 20 October 2023

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-031-31064-5Due: 03 November 2024

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-31062-1Published: 19 October 2023

  • Edition Number: 7

  • Number of Pages: XXX, 672

  • Number of Illustrations: 56 b/w illustrations, 242 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Engineering Acoustics

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eBook USD 189.00
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Hardcover Book USD 249.99
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  • Durable hardcover edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

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