CARDIOLOGY

Atlas of Hemodynamic Tracings

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Atlas of Hemodynamic Tracings Andrew L. Goodman I. INTRODUCTION The first human cardiac catheterization is credited to Werner Forssmann who performed a right heart self-catheterization in 1929. Over the next…

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Cardiac Cases and Calculations

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Cardiac Cases and Calculations Joseph Campbell E. Murat Tuzcu I. INTRODUCTION. Over the past several decades, the field of interventional cardiology has seen the emergence of several novel percutaneous therapies…

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Echocardiographic Calculations and Case Examples

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Echocardiographic Calculations and Case Examples Terence Hill Richard A. Grimm I. INTRODUCTION In this chapter, we will review the calculations used to quantitatively assess valvular stenosis and regurgitation by Doppler…

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Catheterization Hemodynamics and Formulae

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Catheterization Hemodynamics and Formulae Grant W. Reed Amar Krishnaswamy I. INTRODUCTION. Knowledge of the hemodynamic pressure waveforms and formulae used to diagnose valvular pathology can be a valuable tool in…

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3D Echocardiography

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3D Echocardiography Christine L. Jellis I. INTRODUCTION One of the most significant developments in echocardiography over recent times has been the development and availability of three-dimensional (3D) echocardiography for practical…

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Intraprocedural Echocardiography in Valve Disease

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Intraprocedural Echocardiography in Valve Disease William J. Stewart I. INTRODUCTION. Echocardiography is an important component of the design and success of cardiovascular procedures in patients with structural heart disease. In…

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Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Computed Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging Srikanth Koneru Milind Y. Desai I. INTRODUCTION Multimodality imaging has been increasingly used to advance our knowledge of causes and consequences of valvular heart disease. Echocardiography…

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Valve Surgery: Endocarditis

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Valve Surgery: Endocarditis Gösta B. Pettersson Syed T. Hussain I. INTRODUCTION. Infective endocarditis (IE) is the most severe and potentially devastating complication of heart valve disease, be it native valve…

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Valve Surgery: Aortic/Pulmonary

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Valve Surgery: Aortic/Pulmonary Douglas R. Johnston I. INTRODUCTION The aortic and pulmonic valves share similar structure and functional anatomy. Both prevent regurgitation of blood into the ventricle during diastole, and…

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Surgery of the Mitral and Tricuspid Valves

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Surgery of the Mitral and Tricuspid Valves Patrick R. Vargo Stephanie L. Mick A. Marc Gillinov I. THE MITRAL VALVE A. Introduction. The mitral valve apparatus is composed of anterior…

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