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Stress Echocardiography

Essential Guide, 1st Edition

Edited by Aleksander N. Neskovic, Frank A. Flachskampf

CRC Press

202 pages

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Description

During last two decades, stress echocardiography has progressed from a promising idea to a crucial diagnostic and prognostic tool in various cardiac conditions, particularly in ischemic heart diseases. Written by world recognized experts in the field, Stress Echocardiography: Essential Guide and DVD is an all-inclusive source of key information related to the principles and practice of stress echocardiography. Both the stress echocardiography trainee and those in practice seek to benefit from this text and DVD set.

Important features include:

  • user-friendly accompanying DVD
  • over 500 color and black-and-white illustrations and tables to assist the reader in correctly identifying various disease states
  • detailed list of 50 landmark papers with commentary
  • presentation of difficult case studies from everyday practice
  • exploration of the practical aspects of imaging during stress and the science of reading of stress echo studies
  • detailed explanations of the quantification of echocardiographic response and stress echo interpretation
  • descriptions of the use of different stress echocardiographic modalities in specific clinical situations, as well as the advantages, drawbacks, pitfalls, and implications of results on patient management

Table of Contents

Basic Principles of Stress Echocardiography: Why, When and How?

Eugenio Picano

Stress and Stressors: Applied Pathophysiology

Eugenio Picano

Environment, Facilities, Staff, Accreditation

Bogdan A. Popescu

Stress Echocardiography Examination: Imaging, Reading, and Quantification

Rosa Sicari

Stress Echocardiography: Protocols

Alja Vlahovic-Stipac, Biljana Putnikovic, and Aleksandar N. Neskovic

Detection of Myocardial Ischemia

Manish Bansal and Thomas H. Marwick

Detection of Myocardial Viability

Paolo Colonna

Contrast in Stress Echocardiography

Navtej S. Chahal and Roxy Senior

Stress Testing in Valvular Heart Disease

Leonardo Rodriguez

Stress-Echocardiography in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Aleksandar N. Neskovic

Risk Stratification in Noncardiac Surgery

Anai E. Durazzo, Sanne E. Hoeks, and Don Poldermans

Stress Echocardiography Versus Radionuclide Imaging

Georges Athanassopoulos

Training in Stress Echocardiography

Frank A. Flachskampf

Landmark Articles with Short Comments

Frank A. Flachskampf

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology