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Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Self-Assessment and Review
by Roger L. Click

Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography is a comprehensive question-and-answer review book, an excellent study guide for the Examination of Special Competence in Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (PTEeXAM).

The book contains case-based questions similar in format to those on the exam, extensive explanations, and numerous illustrations.

Coverage begins with the basics, including:

  • ultrasound physics
  • principles of Doppler ultrasound
  • artifacts and pitfalls of imaging
  • quantitative echocardiography
  • equipment and safety
  • indications, contraindications, and complications
  • normal anatomy
  • blood flow

Subsequent chapters cover a variety of clinical applications of transesophageal echocardiography during the perioperative period.

Contents

  1. Ultrasound Physics
  2. Basic Principles of Doppler Ultrasound
  3. Artifacts and Pitfalls of Imaging
  4. Quantitative Echocardiography
  5. Diastolic Function
  6. Equipment, Infection Control, and Safety
  7. Indications, Contraindications, and Complications of Transesophageal Echocardiography
  8. Normal Anatomy and Flow During the Complete Examination
  9. Myocardial Ischemia and Segmental Ventricular Function
  10. Assessing Heart Valves During the Perioperative Period
  11. Echocardiographic Manifestations of Congenital Heart Disease in Adult Patients
  12. Echocardiography of the Aorta and Pericardium
  13. Cardiomyopathies
  14. Recognizing Intracavitary Contents and Source of Emboli

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Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Self-Assessment and Review
by Roger L. Click
2008 369 pages $109.00 + shipping
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