More Details about Echocardiography in Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Disease

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearOctober 2009


Written by expert pediatric cardiologists at the Mayo Clinic and other leading institutions, this book provides a comprehensive review of echocardiographic evaluation and diagnosis of congenital heart disease in pediatric and adult patients. Coverage includes advanced techniques such as tissue Doppler, three-dimensional echocardiography, intracardiac and intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Chapters provide complete information on the full range of abnormalities and on evaluation of valve prostheses and the transplanted heart. More than 1,300 illustrations, including over 900 in full color, complement the text. Purchase includes online access to AVI clips developed at the Mayo Clinic of the congenital-specific lesions illustrated in the book.

Key Features:-

  • Belgian clinicians present advanced techniques that have revolutionized echocardiography (i.e., tiss
  • Complete coverage of Marfan syndrome
  • Complete information on valve prosthesis
  • Discussion on pericardial disorders (result of multiple cardiac surgeries) not usually covered in pe
  • Intracardiac echo (Mayo clinicians considered 'expert' in this new technology)
  • The section on myocardial and pericardial diseases will be authored by Mayo clinicians: great expert