ECHO Made Easy
Echo Made Easy has been designed to present the intriguing subject of echocardiography in a precise and practical format that is easy to comprehend and ready to assimilate.
- Edited By: Atul Luthra
- Published Date: January 1, 2005
- Publisher: Ausmed Publications
- ISBN: 0-9752018-9-1
Echo Made Easy has been designed to present the intriguing subject of echocardiography in a precise and practical format that is easy to comprehend and ready to assimilate. For the uninitiated reader, the initial chapters are devoted to basic principles of ultrasound and Dopper and to clinical applications of various echo-modalities including 2-D echo, M-mode scan, Doppler echo and colour flow mapping. This is followed by an account of different echo-windows and normal echo-views, along with normal values and dimensions. The echo features of various forms of heart disease such as congenital, valvular, coronary and hypertensive disease are individually discussed. Due emphasis has been made on pitfalls in diagnosis, differentiation between seemingly similar findings, their causation and their clinical relevance.
- Extremely comprehensive, concise, easy-to-read manual
- Two-colour illustrations
- Pocket-sized manual - portable offering easily accessible information
- Easy to navigate index
- Complemented by an interactive CD-ROM
About the Editors/Authors
Dr Luthra is a graduate and postgraduate in Medicine at the prestigious Amritsar Medical College and Diplomate of the National Board of Medicine in India. Having worked in premier institutions including Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Lady Hardinge Medical College, he is presently a consolutant in internal medicine and cardiology, based in West Delhi.Besides being an astute clinician, Dr Luthra is a dedicated teacher, a gifted orator and an avid medical journalist, who writes for the lay-public as well as for medical students and clinicians. He has also authored another popular Ausmed manual, entitled ECG Made Easy.
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