Chapter 9. Ischemic Heart Disease

  1. Navin C. Nanda MD, FACC, FAHA Professor of Medicine Director1,2,
  2. Ming Chon Hsiung MD Physician Associate Researcher3,4,
  3. Andrew P. Miller MD, FACC, FAHA Assistant Professor of Medicine5,6 and
  4. Fadi G. Hage MD Assistant Professor6,7

Published Online: 14 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320305.ch9

Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography

Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography

How to Cite

Nanda, N. C., Hsiung, M. C., Miller, A. P. and Hage, F. G. (2010) Ischemic Heart Disease, in Live/Real Time 3D Echocardiography, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320305.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Heart Station/Echocardiography Laboratories University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

  2. 2

    Echocardiography Laboratory, The Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation Birmingham, AL, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Cardiology, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

  4. 4

    Department of Medical Research and Education, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

  5. 5

    CardioVascular Associates, PC, Birmingham, AL, USA

  6. 6

    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

  7. 7

    Section of Cardiology, Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161411

Online ISBN: 9781444320305



  • ischemic heart disease;
  • 2D transthoracic echocardiography (2DTTE);
  • live/real time 3DTTE, full-volume 3D image of proximal and mid-coronary arteries visualized;
  • 3DTTE reconstruction, for coronary artery anatomy examination;
  • coronary stenosis;
  • 3DTTE - diagnosing serious complications of acute myocardial infarction;
  • live/real time 3D transthoracic echocardiography - of coronary arteries;
  • 3DTTE for stress testing;
  • live/real time 3D transthoracic echocardiogram – patients, with left ventricular pseudo-aneurysm


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Coronary stenosis

  • Wall motion abnormalities, left ventricular aneurysm, and pseudo-aneurysm

  • Other complications of myocardial infarction

  • 3DTTE for stress testing

  • References