to Echocardiography and Introduction to Doppler
are the acclaimed monographs produced for beginners to get a quick
overview of echo and Doppler. This easily understood series, originally
published by Medi-Cine and distributed by Ciba-Geigy in the America's
and ICI elsewhere in the world, has been a popular starting place
for physicians, sonographers and other allied health professionals
to understand the basics of these modalities. A part of this series
won an award for medical education from the British Medical Association.
Part I (Two-Dimensional
Echocardiography in the Normal Heart) delivers the basics of
echocardiography. It describes how systems work and how images are
Part II (Diseases of
the Heart Valve) concerns heart valve disease and describes
the basics of echocardiography in terms of its detection of valvular
heart disease and its assoicated phenonmena.
Part III (Heart Muscle
Disease): Heart muscle disease concerns the use of echocardiography
in the evaluation of the left ventricle.
Part IV (Congenital
Heart Disease) concerns congenital heart disease. The volume
talks about the basic utility of echocardiography in the determination
of congenital heart lesions.