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Stress 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/9780199591794.003.0010

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Cardiology

Stress echocardiography

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Introduction - Indications - Contraindications - Detection of ischaemia - Viability assessment - Perfusion assessment - Preoperative assessment for non-cardiac surgery - Equipment and personnel - Patient preparation - Performing the study - Monitoring and termination criteria - Exercise stress protocols - Dobutamine stress for ischaemia - Dobutamine stress for viability - Vasodilator stress - Pacing stress - Analysis - Sample report

Chapter.  7712 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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