Covering both classical modalities of echocardiography and newer techniques, Clinical Echocardiography of the Dog and Cat
shows how to assess, diagnose, and treat canine and feline heart disease. A clinical approach demonstrates how
these modalities may be used to acquire images, and then how you can
recognize and identify patterns, relate them to different diseases, and
manage patient care with those findings. The print book includes a
companion website with 50 videos of cardiac ultrasound exams
Written by veterinary cardiology specialists and echocardiographers
Eric de Madron, Valerie Chetboul, and Claudio Bussadori, this
indispensable echocardiology resource is ideal for general practitioner
veterinarians as well as specialists, including cardiologists and
- Dedicated coverage of canine and feline echocardiography
emphasizes a more in-depth discussion of cardiac ultrasound, including
the newest ones such as Tissue Doppler and speckle tracking imaging, and
transesophageal and 3D echocardiography.
- A practical, clinical approach
shows how these echocardiographic modalities are not just research
tools, but useful in diagnosing and staging heart disease in day-to-day
- Book plus website consolidates offers
current information into a single cohesive source covering classical
modalities and newer techniques, as well as updates relating to normal
echocardiographic examinations and values.
- 50 videos on the companion website demonstrate how to perform echocardiography procedures,
illustrating points such as swirling volutes, color flow display of
blood flows, dynamic collapses secondary to pericardial effusion, and
tumors flicking in and out of the echocardiographic field.
- A section on presurgical assessment
helps you assess risk and prepare for catheter-based correction of
cardiac defects - accurate measurements and proper device selection are
key to a successful procedure.
- Over 400 full-color illustrations and 42 summary tables help
you achieve precise, high-quality imaging for accurate assessment,
including photographs of cadaver animal specimens to clarify the
relationship between actual tissues in health and disease and their