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Intracardiac Echocardiography
edited by Frank E. Silvestry

Intracardiac Echocardiography allows visualization of the heart from within the heart, using a small ultrasound transducer mounted onto a flexible and steerable catheter placed within one of the cardiac chambers.

Features:

  • Allows for diagnostic and therapeutic information to be obtained during heart catheterization and electrophysiologic procedures
  • Covers all aspects of intracardiac ultrasound
  • Allows readers to become expert at both ICE image acquisition and help guide interpretation of this information during interventional and electrophysiologic procedures

Contents

  • Introduction and Basic Echocardiographic Imaging Discussion
  • Available ICE
  • Overview of ICE Applications - includes procedural details, placement of ICE catheter, and discussion of risks of procedure
  • Intracardiac Echocardiography Anatomy and Basic Image Acquisition Techniques
  • ICE in Percutaneous ASD Closure
  • ICE in the Percutaneous PFO Closure
  • ICE in Other Interventional Procedures - VSD closure, MV repair, percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty, endomyocardial biopsy
  • ICE in the Electrophysiology Lab - emphasizing its role in pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation
  • ICE in other EPS Procedures
  • Future Roles of ICE and 3D imaging

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Intracardiac Echocardiography
edited by Frank E. Silvestry
2005 200 pages $158.95 + shipping
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