The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography provides over 100 teaching cases ranging from the most common to the most challenging. Each case is succinctly presented in an easy-to-read question-answer, self-test format comprised of three printed pages of text and echo images. Echocardiography technique, interpretation, and case management are emphasized by internationally recognized experts in the field. The cases cover the gamut of clinical problems, as well as challenges related to image optimization and artifacts. The versatility of TEE is represented by 2-D, 3-D, color flow and spectral Doppler, tissue Doppler imaging, and quantitative assessments of volumes, pressures, and the severity of valvular pathologies. A companion website contains the fully searchable text plus echocardiographic video clips for each case.Identification of the correct pathology is critically important to selecting the correct surgical plan for repair or replacement. ... Answer B (perivalvular leak) is incorrect : Strictly speaking, a perivalvular leak (which denotes a leak around the valve) can only ... TAKE-HOME. LESSON: MR has many mechanisms. Echocardiographic imaging is valuable to determine the specific ... In: Perrino AC , Reeves ST, eds.
|Title||:||The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases|
|Author||:||Albert C. Perrino, Scott T. Reeves, Kathryn Glas|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2011-11-28|