The Use of Echocardiography in Acute Cardiovascular Care
by Patrizio Lancellotti, et al.
Publisher: European Heart Journal 2014
Number of pages: 28
In this document, we describe the practical applications of echocardiography in patients with acute cardiac conditions, in particular with acute chest pain, acute heart failure, suspected cardiac tamponade, complications of myo-cardial infarction, acute valvular heart disease including endocarditis, acute disease of the ascending aorta and post-intervention complications.
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