Essential Echocardiography

A Practical Handbook With DVD

  • Scott D. Solomon
  • Bernard Bulwer

Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dara Lee, Scott D. Solomon
      Pages 19-33
    3. Bernard E. Bulwer, Jose Rivero
      Pages 35-69
    4. Bernard E. Bulwer, Faisal Shamshad, Scott D. Solomon
      Pages 71-86
  3. Diseases of the Myocardium and Pericardium

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Bernard E. Bulwer, Scott D. Solomon, Rajesh Janardhanan
      Pages 89-117
    3. Justina C. Wu
      Pages 133-148
    4. Edmund A. Bermudez, Ming Hui Chen
      Pages 149-160
    5. Bernard E. Bulwer, Scott D. Solomon
      Pages 161-189
    6. Ashvin N. Pande, Leonard S. Lilly
      Pages 191-208
    7. Edmund A. Bermudez
      Pages 209-221
    8. Susan M. Sallach, Sharon C. Reimold
      Pages 223-238
    9. Robert J. Ostfeld
      Pages 239-253
    10. Jacqueline Suk Danik, Bernard E. Bulwer
      Pages 255-284
    11. Nagesh S. Anavekar, Marcus Averbach, Bernard E. Bulwer
      Pages 285-301
  4. Miscellaneous Topics in Echocardiography

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Justina C. Wu
      Pages 319-331
    3. Justina C. Wu
      Pages 347-362
    4. Bernard E. Bulwer, Michael J. Landzberg
      Pages 391-415
    5. Bernard E. Bulwer, Stanton K. Shernan
      Pages 417-444
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 446-458

About this book


Essential Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook serves as today's premier practical guide to the understanding of the most commonly used cardiac imaging technique in the world. The perfect marriage between anatomy and physiology, the text covers emerging cardiac imaging technologies, advances in ultrasound technology, as well as new techniques and applications of cardiac ultrasound.

Essential Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook provides the physiological, anatomical, and diagnostic grounding for all students of cardiac ultrasound, as well as a sound basis for a more general understanding of cardiac imaging. This volume will be of great value to cardiologists in training and practice, internists, and cardiac sonographers.


Aortic regurgitation Aortic stenosis Atrial fibrillation Cardiac Imaging Cardiac ultrasound Diseases of myocardium/pericardium Mitral regurgitation Mitral stenosis Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary hypertension Stress echocardiography Transesophagea Tumor hypertension ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Scott D. Solomon
    • 1
  • Bernard Bulwer
    • 2
  1. 1.Noninvasive Cardiac LaboratoryBrigham and Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical SchoolBoston
  2. 2.Brigham and Women’s HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBoston

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press Inc. 2007
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-322-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-977-6
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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