The contents of this manual have been mainly abstracted from the Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography. This is a practical manual which will be useful to all those who utilize echocardiography in their day-to-day clinical practice. This manual is expected to serve the needs of both physician and technologist echocardiographers as well as those who are still in training.
The manual consists of 13 chapters and an appendix containing useful tables.
To facilitate easy reading and understanding, the contents of all the chapters are presented in the form of questions and answers supplemented with brief case studies.
Chapters incorporate the basics of echocardiography, transthoracic, transesophageal, and three-dimensional echocardiography, delineate all aspects of mitral, aortic, tricuspid, and pulmonary valve disease entities as well as pulmonary hypertension.
The contents have been abstracted from the Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography. It thus represents as useful and practical companion to the large textbook.