Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease,
Edition 1 Expert Consult: Online and Print
By Mark B. Lewin and Karen K Stout, MD

Publication Date: 28 Dec 2011

Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease - a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical how-to-do-it guidance on echocardiography for an ever-growing number of pediatric and adult congenital heart disease patients. Drs. Mark B. Lewin and Karen Stout offer you definitive, expert instruction with a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to accurately acquire and interpret images while avoiding pitfalls. Access the full text online at along with cases, procedural videos, and abundant, detailed figures and tables that show you how to proceed, step by step, and get the best results.

Key Features

  • Master challenging and advanced techniques including 3-D echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to data acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples.
  • Expand your knowledge and apply the latest findings on congenital cardiovascular abnormalities and adult congenital heart disease
  • Reference the information you need quickly thanks to easy-to-follow, templated chapters, with an abundance of figures and tables that facilitate visual learning.
  • Access the complete text and illustrations online at plus video clips, additional cases, and much more!
About the author
By Mark B. Lewin, Professor and Division Chief, Cardiology; Co-Director, Heart Center; Director, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment Program; Director, Cardiac Echo Laboratory and Karen K Stout, MD, University of Washington
Table of Contents

Companion Series Congenital Heart Disease Guide: Table of Contents

1 The Pediatric Transthoracic Echocardiogram

2 The Fetal Echocardiogram

3 Echo in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

4 Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

5 Shunting Lesions

6 Atrioventricular Canal Defects

7 Conotruncal Lesions

8 Transposition of the Great Arteries

9 Venous Anomalies

10 Single Ventricle Lesions

11 Right Heart Anomalies

12 Left Heart Anomalies

13 Myocardial Pathology

14 Kawasaki Disease: Echocardiographic Assessment

15 Thromboembolic phenomena and vegetations

16 Implications of pediatric renal, endocrine and oncologic disease

17 Post-cardiac transplant echocardiographic assessment

Book Reviews
"Initially, it presents an overview of pediatric echo imaging protocols, followed by a description of congenital cardiac pathologies. The focus is on congenital heart disease requiring structural and/or functional assessment with echocardiographic techniques, using numerous echo still frame images and illustrations.This book illustrates the evolving use of echocardiography in congenital heart disease through in-depth descriptions of specific echocardiographic findings."- Jonathan Bonilla, M.D. (Ochsner Clinic Foundation) 4 star Doody rating!
Book details
ISBN: 9781437726961
Page Count: 264
Retail Price : £84.99
978-1-4377-2021-1, Otto, Schwaegler & Freeman: Echocardiography Review Guide: Companion to the Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, Expert Consult: Online and Print, 2e, Mar-2011
978-1-4377-2698-5, Oxorn: Intraoperative Echocardiography, Expert Consult: Online and Print, Dec-2011
978-1-4377-2695-4, St. John Sutton & Wiegers: Echocardiography in Heart Failure, Expert Consult: Online and Print, Dec-2011
978-1-4377-2697-8, Gillam & Otto: Advanced Approaches in Echocardiography, Expert Consult: Online and Print, Dec-2011
978-1-4377-2765-4, Otto: Practice of Clinical Echocardiography, Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print, 4e, May-2012
1-4160-5559-2, 978-1-4160-5559-4, Otto: Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography, Expert Consult - Online and Print, 4e, Jul-2009


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