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POINT-OF-CARE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Book + eBook)-9780323612845
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Easy-to-use, handheld echocardiographic equipment has recently become a reliable, faster, lower-cost initial assessment option for cardiologists and other healthcare providers. Point-of-Care Echocardiography: A Case-Based Visual Guide clearly explains and demonstrates how to incorporate and effectively employ this new technology in your practice. Real-life images from actual outpatient consultations and in-patient evaluations provide step-by-step guidance on using handheld echo to arrive at a definitive diagnosis and/or to exclude other possible diagnoses.

Key Features:
- Focuses on the use and application of the latest handheld echocardiography devices for screening and initial diagnosis at point of care.
- Includes clinical case studies with history, physical exam, a wide range of normal and abnormal laboratory, ECG and imaging findings along with multiple images and video clips obtained with handheld system by an expert cardiologist.
- Features 169 echocardiographic images and 48 videos depicting use of point-of-care echo and its cardiovascular imaging findings.
- Provides an overview of cardiac and vascular anatomy and physiology and imaging techniques, tips, nuances, and limitations of handheld systems.
- Covers normal and abnormal findings and when to refer for further study.
- Discusses and demonstrates how to perform transthoracic echocardiography for assessment of cardiac and valve function, intravascular volume, ultrasound imaging to detect pericardial and pleural effusion, during pericardiocentesis and imaging assessment of vascular connections to the heart.
- Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

By Tasneem Z. Naqvi, MD, FRCP (Lon.UK), MMM, FASE, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Mayo College of Medicine, Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

SECTION 1 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology Review
1 Cardiac Anatomy
2 Cardiac Vascular Connections, Anatomy, and Ultrasound Imaging
3 Cardiac Physiology
SECTION 2 Handheld Echocardiography Devices and Cardiac Imaging Techniques
4 Handheld Echocardiographic Devices and Imaging Features
5 How to Perform Ultrasound of the Heart and its Arterial and Venous Connections
6 Normal Echocardiogram
SECTION 3 Cardiovascular Case Studies Diagnosed With Handheld Echocardiography
7 Case 1_A 70-Year-Old Man With Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation
Case 2_Tight Wedding Ring on a 68-Year-Old Man With Dilated Cardiomyopathy and New Onset Atrial Fibrillation
Case 3_Resuscitated Cardiac Arrest After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery and Mitral Valve Repair for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation (MR)
8 Case 1_A 72-Year-Old Man With Dysphagia, Dyspnea, and Ankle Edema
Case 2_A 78-Year-Old Man With Dysphagia and Known Coronary Artery Disease
9 Case 1_A 75-Year-Old Woman With Known Advanced Cardiomyopathy Presents to the Emergency Department With Recurrent Dyspnea
Case 2_78-Year-Old Man With Lower Extremity Edema, Dyspnea, and Weight Gain During a Long Cruise
Case 3_A 53-Year-Old Female With New Onset Heart Failure
Case 4_A 56 year old woman with dyspnea and chest pain
10 Case 1_62-Year-Old Man for General Medical Evaluation
Case 2_An 81-Year-Old Man Undergoing Workup for Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) for Severe Aortic Stenosis Presents With Severe Dyspnea
Case 3_Incidental Finding on CT Chest Screening for Lung Cancer in a 56-Year-Old Woman
11 Case 1_An 85-Year-Old Man With Remote Aortic Valve Replacement Presents With Dyspnea
Case 2_A 65-Year-Old Man With Dyspnea Status Post TAVR and TMVR
Case 3_An 86-Year-Old Man Post TAVR Presents With Dyspnea
12 Case 1_A 72-Year-Old Man With Fatigue After Mitral Valve Replacement
13 Case 1_Cardiology Consult Before Noncardiac Surgery for Brain Tumor

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