This second edition of the Transesophageal Echocardiography Multimedia Manual is a comprehensive resource and essential guide to the rapidly expanding field of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), encompassing newer cardiac surgery techniques, more diverse surgical procedures, and use in the intensive care unit.
With over 900 figures, this well-illustrated manual and its accompanying videos and self-test questions demonstrate new developments and challenges for the anesthesiologist, cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, critical care physician, and those interested in perioperative TEE. The accompanying downloads present two-dimensional examples in their original video format accompanied by sketches, three-dimensional orientation, Doppler-related information, and hemodynamic, radiologic, and anatomical correlation to assist the user visualize the dynamic process of transesophageal echocardiography.
New to this edition!
Now in full-color with over 800 pages of content, including six new chapters covering new minimally invasive cardiac surgical techniques, non-cardiac surgery, and complementary imaging techniques such as three-dimensional echocardiography plus updates to all existing chapters
Over 900 high-resolution images to illustrate the advancement of echocardiography technology
Companion downloads showcase over 1000 videos of 2-dimensional examples accompanied by 3-dimension orientation providing an interpretation of results, plus over 140 self-test questions
Expert perspectives from over 85 renowned and experienced anesthesiologists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and critical care physicians from five countries
Andre Y. Denault , M.D., Ph.D. received his medical degree from the Universite de Montreal, Canada. He completed his training in Internal Medicine at McGill University, Montreal; Critical Care at the Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA; and Anesthesiology at the Universite de Montreal. Dr. Denault now works at the Montreal Heart Institute as a Cardiac Anesthesiologist and at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal in critical care. He is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Universite de Montreal and Clinical Scientist of the Fonds de la recherche en sante du Quebec, in Montreal, Canada. Pierre Couture, M.D. received his medical degree from the Universite de Montreal, Canada. He is an Anesthesiologist at the Montreal Heart Institute and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Universite de Montreal. Annette Vegas, M.D. received her medical degree from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She is a Staff Anesthesiologist and Director of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) at Toronto General Hospital, Canada, with interests in cardiac anesthesia and TEE education. Jean Buithieu, M.D. received his medical degree from the Universite de Montreal, Canada, and completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology and Vascular Medicine training at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He has been Director of Echocardiography and Non-invasive Cardiology at the McGill University Health Center in Montreal since 2001. His interests include cardiac imaging and peripheral vascular diseases. Jean-Claude Tardif, M.D. received his medical degree from the Universite de Montreal, Canada. He is a Cardiologist and the Director of the Research Center at the Montreal Heart Institute. He is also Professor of Medicine and holds the endowed Pfizer Research Chair in Atherosclerosis at the Universite de Montreal. Dr. Tardif is the Scientific Director of the Montreal Heart Institute Coordinating Center and of the Canadian Atherosclerosis Imaging Network.