Clinical Echocardiography Review

Clinical Echocardiography Review

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qThe book focuses on the time tested way of qthe Socratic methodq to teach the key concepts to busy clinical cardiologists, fellows, anesthesiologists and sonographers using a multiple choice question a answer format. The book will emphasize diagnostic interpretation rather than clinical management. This book is comprehensive with chapters ranging from fundamentals to new technologies. The format of each chapter is standardized with 3 types of questions. At the beginning, there are simple Type I questions followed by an answer. Then, Type II questions involving a question associated with a still frame graphic (M-Mode, 2-D or a 3-D) come next and are followed by an answer. Finally, Type III questions are presented involving case studies associated with several questions based on movies and still framesq--ANSWER: B. This question requires some understanding of LV function in valvular heart disease. ... a cut out mattress, and avoiding the most forceful apical impulse. 14. ANSWER: B. The high temporal resolution of M- mode echocardiography is due to ... The M-mode echocardiogram shows marked dilation, with an end-dias- tolic dimension approaching 6 cm, and an end-systolic dimension of 5.5 cm.

Title:Clinical Echocardiography Review
Author:Allan L. Klein, Craig R. Asher
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2011


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