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Contrast echocardiography

Paul Leeson, Daniel Augustine, Andrew R.J.Mitchell and Harald Becher

in Echocardiography

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199591794
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591794.003.0009

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Cardiology

Contrast echocardiography

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Introduction - Specific contrast agent preparation - Administration of contrast agents - Contrast safety - Right-heart contrast study applications - Imaging techniques for left ventricular opacification - Left-heart contrast study applications - Contrast study in dobutamine stress echocardiography - Contrast study for myocardial perfusion

Chapter.  4666 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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