Picano, Eugenio

Stress Echocardiography

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Table of contents

I. Basic Principles, Methodology and Pathophysiology

1. Stress Echocardiography: A Historical and Societal Perspective
Eugenio Picano

2. Anatomical and Functional Targets of Stress Testing
Eugenio Picano

3. Symptoms and Signs of Myocardial Ischemia
Eugenio Picano

4. Rational Basis of Stress Echocardiography
Fabio Recchia, Eugenio Picano

5. Pathogenetic Mechanisms of Stress
Eugenio Picano

6. Echocardiographic Signs of Ischemia
Eugenio Picano

7. Segmentation of the Left Ventricle
Eugenio Picano

8. Dynamic and Pharmacologic Right Heart Stress Echocardiography: Right Ventricular Function, Right Coronary Artery Flow, Pulmonary Pressure, and Alveolar–Capillary Membrane Testing in the Echocardiography Laboratory
Eugenio Picano, Ekkehard Grünig, Alberto San Román, Kwan Damon, Nelson B. Schiller

9. Coronary Flow Reserve
Fausto Rigo, Jorge Lowenstein, Eugenio Picano

10. Technology and Training Requirements
Eugenio Picano

II. Stresses: How, When and Why

11. Exercise Echocardiography
Luc A. Piérard, Eugenio Picano

12. Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
Eugenio Picano

13. Dipyridamole Stress Echocardiography
Eugenio Picano

14. Adenosine Stress Echocardiography
Eugenio Picano, Miodrag Ostojic, Rodolfo Citro

15. Pacing Stress Echocardiography
Eugenio Picano

16. Ergonovine Stress Echocardiography for the Diagnosis of Vasospastic Angina
Jae-Kwan Song, Eugenio Picano

17. Hyperventilation Test
Eugenio Picano

18. Grading of Ischemic Response
Eugenio Picano

19. Diagnostic Results and Indications
Eugenio Picano

20. Myocardial Viability
Luc Piérard, Eugenio Picano

21. Diagnostic Flowcharts
Eugenio Picano

22. Prognosis
Eugenio Picano

III. New Technologies and New Diagnostic Targets

23. New Ultrasound Technologies for Quantitative Assessment of Left Ventricular Function
Thomas H. Marwick, Adrian C. Borges, Eugenio Picano

24. Contrast Stress Echocardiography
Mark J. Monaghan, Eugenio Picano

25. Diastolic Stress Echocardiography
Maurizio Galderisi, Eugenio Picano

26. Endothelial Function in the Stress Echocardiography Laboratory
Eugenio Picano

IV. In Front of The Patient: Clinical Applications in Different Patient Subsets

27. Special Subsets of Angiographically Defined Patients: Normal Coronary Arteries, Single-Vessel Disease,Left Main Coronary Artery Disease, Patients Undergoing Coronary Revascularization
Eugenio Picano, Rosa Sicari

28. Special Subsets of Electrocardiographically Defined Patients: Left Bundle Branch Block, Right Bundle Branch Block, Atrial Fibrillation
Eugenio Picano, Lauro Cortigiani

29. Special Subsets of Clinically Defined Patients: Elderly, Women, Outpatients, Chest Pain Unit, Noncardiac Vascular Surgery
Rosa Sicari, Gigliola Bedetti, Eugenio Picano

30. Microvascular Disease
Paolo G. Camici, Eugenio Picano

31. Hypertension
Eugenio Picano

32. Diabetes
Eugenio Picano, Lauro Cortigiani

33. Stress Echocardiography in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Eugenio Picano

34. Stress Echocardiography in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Eugenio Picano

35. Stress Echocardiography After Cardiac Transplantation
Eugenio Picano, Tonino Bombardini, Giorgio Arpesella

36. The Emerging Role of Exercise Testing and Stress Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease
Eugenio Picano, Philippe Pibarot, Patrizio Lancellotti, Jean Luc Monin, Robert O. Bonow

37. Stress Echocardiography in Children
Eugenio Picano, Michael Henein

V. Comparison with Other Imaging Techniques

38. Stress Echocardiography Versus Stress Perfusion Scintigraphy
Thomas H. Marwick, Eugenio Picano

39. Stress Echocardiography Versus Cardiac CT
Eugenio Picano, William Wijns

40. Stress Echocardiography Versus Stress CMR
Eugenio Picano, Juerg Schwitter

41. Appropriateness in the Stress Echocardiography Laboratory
Eugenio Picano

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Cardiology, Ultrasound

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