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Chapter 15 – Echocardiography

Heidi M. Connolly,
Jae K. Oh

  M-MODE, TWO-DIMENSIONAL, AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 200
  TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 203
  DOPPLER ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND COLOR FLOW IMAGING, 208
  TISSUE DOPPLER AND STRAIN IMAGING, 210
  CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 212
  CHAMBER QUANTITATION, 215
  EVALUATION OF SYSTOLIC AND DIASTOLIC FUNCTION, 219
  ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN HEART FAILURE, 224
  CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, 224
  HEMODYNAMIC ASSESSMENT, 230
  VALVULAR HEART DISEASE, 234
  PROSTHETIC VALVE EVALUATION, 240
  INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS, 244
  CARDIOMYOPATHIES, 245
  PERICARDIAL DISEASES, 251
  CARDIAC DISEASES CAUSED BY SYSTEMIC ILLNESS, 256
  DISEASES OF THE AORTA, 257
  CARDIAC TUMORS AND MASSES, 260
  ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, 261
  CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, 263
  REFERENCES, 267
  APPROPRIATE USE CRITERIA, 270

2009 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

Even with advances in other cardiovascular imaging modalities, such as cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) and computed …