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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 rel

Table of Contents

Basic Principles of Stress Echocardiography: why, when and how? Stress and Stressors: applied pathophysiology. Facilities, Environment, Staff, Accreditation. Stress Echocardiography exam: imaging, reading, quantification. Stress Echocardiography Protocols. Detection of Myocardial Ischemia. Detection of Myocardial Viability. Contrast in stress echocardiography. Stress Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease. Stress Echocardiography in Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Risk Stratification in Non-cardiac Surgery. Stress Echocardiography vs Radionuclide Imaging. Training Process and Requirements. Landmark Articles with Short Comments.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology