Table of Contents

Physics and Artifacts.
Basic Ultrasound Views.
Quantification of Left Ventricular Size and Wall Thickness.
Quantification of Left Ventricular Systolic Function.
Noninvasive Hemodynamic Assessment.
Echocardiographic Assessment of Diastolic Dysfunction (DD) and Heart Failure with Normal EF (HFnlEF).
Tissue Doppler Imaging and Strain Echocardiography.
Transesophageal Echocardiography.
Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography.
Use of Echo Contrast in Routine Practice.
Three-Dimensional Echocardiography.
Stress Echocardiography --Mechanical Dyssynchrony Assessment.
Post Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) Optimization Protocol.
Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Ventricle.
Aortic Valve Stenosis and Regurgitation.
Mitral Prolapse Regurgitation and Mitral Stenosis.
Right-Sided Heart Valves Assessment in Disease.
The Assessment of Prosthetic Valve Function.
The Aorta: Diseases of the Aorta.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Stress Cardiomyopathy.
Pericardial Diseases.
Atrial Septal Defect.
Percutaneous Interventions for Congenital Heart Defects.
Cardiac Tumors and Masses.
Cardiac Transplantation.
Vascular Imaging.