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Acute cardiac care

Susanna Price, Roxy Senior and Bogdan A. Popescu.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 7476 words.

Echocardiography is fundamental to the assessment and management of patients with acute cardiac disease, and differs from outpatient echocardiography in some key areas. Echocardiography...

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Adult congenital heart disease

Giovanni Di Salvo, Werner Budts and Owen I. Miller.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 15709 words.

Echocardiography has a well-established role in the assessment of adults with congenital heart disease. It provides accurate anatomical and functional information and is a bedside,...

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Cardiac involvement in systemic diseases

Edyta Płońska-Gościniak, Michal Ciurzynski, Marcin Fijalkowski, Piotr Gosciniak, Piotr Szymanski, Tomasz Pasierski, Daniel Rodriguez Muñoz and José Luis Zamorano.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 5604 words.

Cardiovascular features in systemic diseases are common. Transthoracic echocardiography represents a first-line diagnostic tool among these patients. Pericarditis is the most frequent...

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Cardiac masses and potential sources of emboli

Nadia Benyounes, Mauro Pepi, Roberta Esposito, Carmen Ginghina and Ariel Cohen.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 6393 words.

Cardiac masses are abnormal structures within or immediately adjacent to the heart. They have to be distinguished from variants of normal cardiac structures, postoperative changes, and...

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Cardiac oncology

Maurizio Galderisi, Juan Carlos Plana, Thor Edvardsen, Vitantonio Di Bello and Patrizio Lancellotti.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 4916 words.

Cancer therapeutics may induce cardiac damage in the left and the right ventricle. Radiotherapy most frequently induces valvular damage, carotid stenosis, and coronary artery disease....

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Cardiac rhythm disorders

Kristina H. Haugaa, Francesco Faletra and João L. Cavalcante.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 5206 words.

Cardiac rhythm disorders require diagnostic, prognostic, and guidance of therapeutic procedures by echocardiography. The most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation (AF)...

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Cardiac transplant patients

Río Aguilar Torres, Luigi P. Badano and Dimitrios Tsiapras.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 5178 words.

Echocardiography has a pivotal role in the care of heart transplant (HT) recipients. This chapter discusses the use of echocardiographic techniques for the assessment of HT patients. In the...

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Cardiac tumours

Maria João Andrade, Jadranka Separovic Hanzevacki and Ricardo Ronderos.

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiography. 3998 words.

Transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography represent the first-line diagnostic tools for imaging space-occupying lesions of the heart. Cardiac masses can be classified as tumours,...

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Cardiovascular disorders

Anne E. Price and Michael C. Petch.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 9926 words.

Cardiovascular disorders remain one of the commonest causes of ill health and death but their incidence in Western society has been declining and there have also been significant reductions...

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Cognitive Function and Memory Loss

Lionel H. Opie.

in Living Longer, Living Better

February 2011; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Dietetics. 10053 words.

Chapter 7 discusses cognitive function and memory loss, including the hippocampus, neurotransmitters, causes of memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, normal aging changes, and steps to maintain...

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