Doppler Echocardiography

  • Norbert P. De Bruijn
  • Fiona M. Clements
Part of the Development in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 13)

Abstract

As ultrasound technology has developed into a practical method for imaging cardiac structures, the incorporation of another technique using ultrasound, for the measurement of blood flow and direction, has followed naturally. Doppler echocardiography was first reported by Satumora [1] and is widely available as an adjunctive diagnostic procedure with echocardiography. With advancing computer technology, Doppler echocardiography is providing more and more clinical information, all in a noninvasive procedure.

Keywords

Cardiol 

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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishing, Boston 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norbert P. De Bruijn
    • 1
  • Fiona M. Clements
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and SurgeryDuke UniversityDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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