This review companion to Dr. Catherine Otto’s Textbook of Clinical Echocardiography demonstrates how to record echos avoid pitfalls perform calculations and understand the fundamentals echocardiography for every type of cardiac problem. It teaches and tests in one convenient volume with precise step-by-step instructions on using and interpreting echocardiography. It's a must-have for anyone new to the field or preparing for the echocardiography boards the PTEeXAM or the diagnostic cardiac sonographer’s exam.
By Catherine M. Otto, MD, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Director, Heart Valve Clinic, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
; Rebecca Gibbons Schwaegler, BS, RDCS, Adjunct Professor, Diagnostic Ultrasound Department, College of Science and Engineering, Seattle University; Cardiac Sonographer, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA and Rosario V. Freeman, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Training Programs in Cardiovascular Disease, University of Washington School of Medicine; Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington