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US Office of Special Counsel finds VA did not address CABG, echocardiogram issues

Cardiovascular Business - Mar 14, 2017
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel sent a letter to the White House last week noting that a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Illinois substantiated claims that a cardiologist made six years ago, CNN reports. Lisa Nee, a cardiologist at ...

Chattanooga Zoo chimpanzee gets echocardiogram

WDEF News 12 - Mar 10, 2017
Dr. William Warren, a Chattanooga Heart Institute physician performed an echocardiogram on the two chimps this afternoon. It was the first time Dr. Warren used 3-D and strain imaging to do that testing. Warren says that, “the zoo mascot Hank, famous in ...

CT scans reveal subclinical leaflet thrombosis in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement

News-Medical.net - Mar 20, 2017
"This phenomenon of subclinical leaflet thrombosis can be missed if you just use transthoracic echocardiogram," said Raj Makkar, MD, associate director of Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, and the study's lead author. "Based on our study, CT ...

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Echocardiogram books

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

by: Wyman W. Lai, Luc L. Mertens, Meryl S. Cohen, Tal Geva
This comprehensive textbook on the echocardiographic assessment of pediatric and congenital heart disease has been updated for a second edition with an emphasis on new technologies. This highly-illustrated full-color reference contains over 1200 figures, and offers over 600 video clips on a companion website.

  • Fully updated, with new chapters on the assessment of the post-Fontan procedure patient and on pregnancy and heart disease
  • Each lesion chapter includes new section highlighting the key elements of the echocardiogram(s).
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    Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiogram

    by: The American Society of Echocardiography
    Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiographic Examination: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, JASE, September 2013. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a critically important cardiovascular imaging modality. The proximity of the esophagus to much of the heart and great vessels makes it an excellent ultrasonic window, so that TEE provides additional and more accurate information than transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) for some patients, for several specific diagnoses and for many catheter based cardiac interventions.
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    Guidelines and Standards for Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram Poster

    by: The American Society of Echocardiography
    Guidelines and Standards for Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram: A Report from the Task Force of the Pediatric Council of the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, December 2006 Echocardiography has become the primary imaging tool in the diagnosis and assessment of congenital and acquired heart disease in infants, children, and adolescents. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is an ideal tool for cardiac assessment, as it is noninvasive, portable, and efficacious in providing detailed anatomic, hemodynamic, and physiologic information about the pediatric heart.
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    Life-Threatening Cardiac Emergencies for the Small Animal Practitioner

    by: Maureen McMichael, Ryan Fries
    Life-Threatening Cardiac Emergencies for the Small Animal Practitioner offers a quick reference to recognizing and treating common cardiac arrhythmias and emergent cardiac conditions in canine and feline patients, designed for fast access during an emergency.