CONTENTS Glossary Key Equations Chapter 1. Principles of Echocardiographic Image Acquisition and Doppler Analysis Chapter 2. Normal Anatomy and Flow Patterns on Transthoracic Echocardiography Chapter 3. Transesophageal Echocardiography Chapter 4. Specialized Echocardiography Applications Chapter 5. Clinical Indications and Quality Assurance Chapter 6. Left and Right Ventricular Systolic Function Chapter 7. Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function Chapter 8. Coronary Artery Disease Chapter 9. Cardiomyopathies, Hypertensive and Pulmonary Heart Disease Chapter 10. Pericardial Disease Chapter 11. Valvular Stenosis Chapter 12. Valvular Regurgitation Chapter 13. Prosthetic Valves Chapter 14. Endocarditis Chapter 15. Cardiac Masses and Potential Cardiac Source of Embolus Chapter 16. Diseases of the Great Arteries Chapter 17. The Adult with Congenital Heart Disease Chapter 18. Intraoperative and Interventional Echocardiography Appendix A: Normal Values for Echocardiographic Measurements Appendix B: Evidence Tables
Catherine M Otto, MD, is Editor-in-Chief of Heart, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology and Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr Otto has combined echocardiography and valve disease expertise. She is a prolific and reliable editor, editing five other Elsevier echocardiography titles ranging from educational content for cardiologists and technicians (Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, Echocardiography Review Guide) to practitioner references (The Practice of Echocardiography, Intraoperative and Interventional Echocardiography) and a title in Braunwald's Companion series Valvular Heart Disease.