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In Specific Diseases

Edited by Gani Bajraktari

University of Pristina, Kosovo

The book "Echocardiography - In Specific Diseases" brings together contributions from well- known researchers from around the world, some of them specialized in imaging science in their clinical orientation, but also representatives from academic medical centers. Each chapter is structured and written to be accessible to those with a basic knowledge of echocardiography but also to be stimulating and informative to experts and researchers in the field of echocardiography. This book is primarily aimed at cardiology fellows during their basic echocardiography rotation, fellows of internal medicine, radiology and emergency medicine, but also experts in echocardiography. During the past few decades technological advancements in echocardiography have been developing rapidly, leading to improved echocardiographic imaging using new techniques. The authors of this book tried to explain the role of echocardiography in several special pathologies, which the readers may find in different chapters of the book.

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EchocardiographyIn Specific DiseasesEdited by Gani Bajraktari

Published: January 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2490

ISBN: 978-953-307-977-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6777-8

Copyright year: 2012

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34997 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

5 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Degenerative Mitral Valve Regurgitation: From Geometrical Echocardiographic Concepts to Successful Surgical Repair

By Gheorghe Cerin, Bogdan Adrian Popa and Marco Diena


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2. Echocardiography in Severe Aortic Stenosis

By Gani Bajraktari


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3. Epiaortic Ultrasound Assessment of the Thoracic Aorta in Cardiac Surgery

By Alistair Royse and Colin Royse


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4. Diastolic Heart Failure

By Ryotaro Wake, Junichi Yoshikawa and Minoru Yoshiyama


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5. Effects of Eptifibatide on the Microcirculation After Primary Angioplasty in Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Trans-Thoracic Coronary Artery Doppler Study

By Dawod Sharif, Amal Sharif-Rasslan and Uri Rosenschein


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6. Pulmonary Venous Flow Pattern and Atrial Fibrillation: Fact and Controversy

By Toru Maruyama, Yousuke Kokawa, Hisataka Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Fukata, Shioto Yasuda, Keita Odashiro and Koichi Akashi


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7. Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors Improve Left Ventricular Function in Failing Hearts

By Fadi N. Salloum and Rakesh C. Kukreja


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8. Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography for Congenital Heart Disease

By Yi-Chia Wang and Chi-Hsiang Huang


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9. Echocardiography in Kawasaki Disease

By Deane Yim, David Burgner and Michael Cheung


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10. Cardiac Tumors

By Maryam Moshkani Farahani


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