By William F. Armstrong MD, Thomas Ryan MD
The completely revised 7th version of Feigenbaum's Echocardiography displays fresh adjustments within the expertise and scientific use of echocardiography. Highlights contain over 1,600 illustrations, six hundred in complete colour; designated discussions at the use of three-d echocardiography and perfusion imaging; and new info at the mechanics and software of pressure and pressure cost imaging. Many new pictures supplement the state of the art info on technological advances. present AHA/ACC directions are integrated for every chapter.
An accompanying DVD includes tutorials on echo interpretation with voiceover and animations. (DVD and DVD contents should not incorporated with the Kindle version)
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A prerequisite for a dominant side lobe artifact is that the source of the artifact must be a fairly strong reflecting target. The atrioventricular groove and the fibrous skeleton of the heart are examples of good sources of side lobe echoes (Fig. 29). When strong, these artifactual echoes can lead to significant problems in interpretation. Lesser degrees of side lobe artifact merely increase the general noise level of the system. A second important source of artifacts in echocardiography is reverberations.
Tissue Harmonic Imaging In the course of propagation of the ultrasound wave, the transmitted, or fundamental, frequency of the signal may be altered because of nonlinear interactions with the tissue. The net effect of such interactions is the generation of frequencies not present in the original signal. These new frequencies are integer multiples of the original frequency and are referred to as harmonics. The returning signal contains both fundamental and harmonic frequencies. By suppressing or eliminating the fundamental component, an image is created primarily from the harmonic energy.
B: The intercept angle has an important effect on the accuracy of velocity measurement. This effect is magnified at higher velocity and becomes increasingly important as the intercept angle increases from 0◦ to 40◦ , as shown by the different curves. See text for details. 36. The relationship between the Doppler shift and blood flow velocity for four different transducers. The graph demonstrates that lower frequency transducers are capable of resolving higher velocity flow. See text for details.