Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography
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Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography : A Practical Handbook

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Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a valuable diagnostic modality now routinely used during cardiac surgery and in the intensive care unit. Increasingly, anesthesiologists trained in TEE provide the service in both settings where they face the challenge of integrating numerous current TEE guidelines into day-to-day practice. Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook has been designed to be a concise, portable guide for using TEE to recognize cardiac pathology during the perioperative period. This compact guide has a diverse appeal for anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, and cardiologists desiring comprehensive up-to-date echocardiographic information at their fingertips.FeaturesMore than 450 full-color, high quality clinical images and illustrationsSynopsis of cardiac pathology commonly encountered in cardiac surgery patientsConvenient spiral bindingOn-the-spot reference for echocardiographers with a wide range of experience, from novice to expertshow more

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  • Spiral bound | 235 pages
  • 124.46 x 200.66 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2012
  • 43 Tables, black and white; 374 Illustrations, color; 77 Illustrations, black and white; XV, 235 p. 451 illus., 374 illus. in color.
  • 1441999515
  • 9781441999511
  • 177,877

About Annette Vegas

Dr. Annette Vegas, MD, FRCPC, FASEAssociate Professor of AnesthesiologyDirector of Perioperative TEEDepartment of AnesthesiaToronto General HospitalUniversity of TorontoToronto, Ontario, Canadashow more

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From the reviews:"This book, from the Department of Anesthesia in Toronto, contains 11 chapters on transoesophageal echocardiography ... . The book makes good use of illustrations, with many echocardiographic images which have been edited carefully for size and clarity. ... this handbook contains a lot of helpful information of use to both the novice and established peri-operative echocardiographers. It is attractive, very readable, portable, and likely to be carried ubiquitously. ... I would recommend this book without reservations, and congratulate the author." (A. Ng, British Journal of Anaesthesia, Vol. 109 (2), 2012)"With more than 450 clinical images and illustrations, including three-dimensional TEE images, this work is a visual success. The quality and depth of information incorporated into such a succinct package makes this text quite a tour de force. ... designed as an on-the-spot reference for echocardiographers whose experience ranges from novice to expert. ... this text is a welcome and practical addition to the TEE literature." (Etienne de Medicis, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Vol. 59, 2012)show more

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Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a valuable diagnostic modality now routinely used during cardiac surgery and in the intensive care unit. Increasingly, anesthesiologists trained in TEE provide the service in both settings where they face the challenge of integrating numerous current TEE guidelines into day-to-day practice. Perioperative Two-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook has been designed to be a concise, portable guide for using TEE to recognize cardiac pathology during the perioperative period. This compact guide has a diverse appeal for anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, and cardiologists desiring comprehensive up-to-date echocardiographic information at their fingertips. Features More than 450 full-color, high quality clinical images and illustrationsSynopsis of cardiac pathology commonly encountered in cardiac surgery patientsConvenient spiral bindingOn-the-spot reference for echocardiographers with a wide range of experience, from novice to expertshow more

Table of contents

List of Abbreviations.- Preface.- Acknowledgments.- 1.TEE Views.- 2.Doppler and Hemodynamics.- 3. Ventricles.- 4. Native Valves.- 5. Prosthetic Valves, Transcatheter Valves and Valve Repairs.- 6. Aorta.- 7. Congenital Heart Disease.- 8. Normal Variants, Foreign Material, Masses and Endocarditis.- 9. Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation.- 10. Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and Diastolic Function.- 11. Pericardium.- Suggested Readings.- Index.show more

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From the reviews:"This book, from the Department of Anesthesia in Toronto, contains 11 chapters on transoesophageal echocardiography ... . The book makes good use of illustrations, with many echocardiographic images which have been edited carefully for size and clarity. ... this handbook contains a lot of helpful information of use to both the novice and established peri-operative echocardiographers. It is attractive, very readable, portable, and likely to be carried ubiquitously. ... I would recommend this book without reservations, and congratulate the author." (A. Ng, British Journal of Anaesthesia, Vol. 109 (2), 2012)"With more than 450 clinical images and illustrations, including three-dimensional TEE images, this work is a visual success. The quality and depth of information incorporated into such a succinct package makes this text quite a tour de force . ... designed as an on-the-spot reference for echocardiographers whose experience ranges from novice to expert. ... this text is a welcome and practical addition to the TEE literature." (Ãtienne de Médicis, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Vol. 59, 2012)show more

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