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By Martin St. John Sutton, MBBS and Susan E. Wiegers
Copyright 2012$143.99, Online Product, Reference
A title in the Practical Echocardiography Series.
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Echocardiography in Heart Failure - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical, how-to guidance on effectively applying echocardiography to evaluate heart failure, make therapeutic decisions, and monitor therapy. Definitive, expert instruction from Drs. Martin St. John Sutton and Denise Wiegers is presented in a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to accurately apply this technique while avoiding any potential pitfalls. Access the full text online at www.expertconsult.com along with cases, procedural videos, and abundant, detailed figures and tables that show you how to proceed, step by step, and get the best results.
"The book is divided into chapters covering echocardiography in heart failure (systolic, diastolic, and right heart failure), cardiomyopathies (hypertensive, ischemic, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy), and echocardiography with ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation. Each chapter discusses the basic principles, pointing to the advantages and limitations of the modality, and highlighting the key points in a separate box. The text is enriched with images, tables, and figures. Readers are also directed to online videos. Following each chapter there is a list of suggested reading on the subject. This is a concise yet comprehensive overview of echocardiography in heart failure and related conditions."- Omar Khatib, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation) Doody Review Services
By Martin St. John Sutton, MBBS, Director, Cardiovascular Imaging, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA and Susan E. Wiegers