Advanced Approaches in Echocardiography,
Edition 1 Expert Consult: Online and Print
By Linda Gillam and Catherine M. Otto, MD

Publication Date: 19 Dec 2011

Advanced Approaches in Echocardiography- a volume in the exciting new Practical Echocardiography Series edited by Dr. Catherine M. Otto - provides practical, how-to guidance on advanced and challenging echocardiographic techniques such as 3D echo, contrast echo, strain echo, and intracardiac echo. Definitive, expert instruction from Drs. Linda D. Gillam and Catherine M. Otto is presented in a highly visual, case-based approach that facilitates understanding and equips you to master these difficult and cutting-edge modalities. 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 new and advanced echocardiography techniques such as 3D echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, strain echocardiography, and intracardiac echocardiography through a practical, step-by-step format that provides a practical approach to image acquisition and analysis, technical details, pitfalls, and case examples.
  • Tap into the knowledge and experience of two noted authorities in the field: Dr. Linda D. Gillam, former president of the American Society of Echocardiography, and world-renowned echocardiography expert and author Dr. Catherine M. Otto.
  • 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 Linda Gillam, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute, Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System, Morristown, New Jersey, USA and Catherine M. Otto, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Heart, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Table of Contents

1. Transthoracic Three-Dimensional Echocardiography
2. Advanced Echocardiography Approaches: 3D Transesophageal Assessment of the Mitral Valve
3. Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Right Ventricle
4. Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Catheterization Laboratory
5. Intracardiac Echocardiography for Common Interventions on Structural Heart Disease 73
6. Strain and Strain Rate Imaging
7. Assessing Twist and Torsion
8. Echocardiographic Tools for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
9. Contrast Perfusion Echocardiography
10. Evaluation of Coronary Blood Flow by Echo Doppler
11. Stress Testing for Structural Heart Disease
12. Multimodality Cardiac Imaging—When Is Echo Not Enough? 

Book details
ISBN: 9781437726978
Page Count: 272
Retail Price : £84.99
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