This interactive Guide presents a comprehensive approach to echocardiography and interpretation of an adult transthoracic ehocardiogram. The Guide is organized accordingly to the standard image/view acquisition sequence, which is the way the echocardiographic images are presented and interpreted. Each section contains an image/view with labeled structures and explains how to interpret the findings.
The Guide includes description of the standard transthoracic echocardiographic images and describes evaluation of Valvular Diseases, Cardiomyopathies, Pericardial Diseases, Aortic Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardiac Masses, Cardiac Devices, Congenital Diseases, and Systemic Diseases.
Extensive references to additional online resources and Professional Guidelines are provided.