Items tagged “echocardiography”

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Fetal echocardiography views

A standard fetal echocardiogram consists of several specific views which can be obtained to optimise visualisation of different structures and anomalies. They include: Basic views abdominal situs view / transverse view of abdomen four chamber view left ventricular outflow tract view (or a fi...
Case

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (echocardiography)

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Yune Kwong
Published 10 Jul 2014
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Left ventricular outflow tract view (fetal echocardiogram)

The left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) view (or five chamber view) is one of the standard views in a fetal echocardiogram. It is a long axis view of the heart, highlighting the path from the left ventricle into the ascending aorta (left ventricle outflow tract). In this view the right ventr...
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Right ventricular outflow tract view (fetal echocardiogram)

The right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) view (or three vessel view/3VV) is one of the standard views in a fetal echocardiogram. It is a long axis view of the heart, highlighting the path from the right ventricle into the pulmonary trunk (right ventricular outflow tract). In this view, the r...
Case

Parasternal long axis view - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)

 Diagnosis not applicable
David Carroll
Published 25 Aug 2018
54% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Parasternal short axis view - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)

 Diagnosis not applicable
David Carroll
Published 25 Aug 2018
54% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Cardiogenic pulmonary oedema (ultrasound)

 Diagnosis almost certain
David Carroll
Published 29 Aug 2018
75% complete
Ultrasound
Case

Apical 4 chamber view - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)

 Diagnosis not applicable
David Carroll
Published 28 Aug 2018
47% complete
Ultrasound
Article

Focus‐assessed transthoracic echocardiography

FATE (focus‐assessed transthoracic echocardiography) is a goal-directed protocol used in critical care for indications such as haemodynamic instability, shock, and pulseless electrical activity (PEA) arrest 1. The protocol is designed as a series of questions as follows: does the left ventricl...
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Carpentier classification of mitral valve regurgitation

The Carpentier classification divides mitral valve regurgitation into three types based on leaflet motion 1: type 1: normal leaflet motion annular dilation, leaflet perforation regurgitation jet directed centrally type 2: excessive leaflet motion papillary muscle rupture, chordal rupture, r...
Case

Tricuspid regurgitation (echocardiography)

 Diagnosis almost certain
David Carroll
Published 14 Nov 2018
72% complete
Ultrasound
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McConnell's sign (echocardiography)

The McConnell's sign describes a regional pattern of acute right ventricular dysfunction on transthoracic echocardiography first observed in a cohort of patients with acute pulmonary thromboembolism. In contrast to the global wall motion abnormalities observed in chronic right ventricular dysfun...
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Transthoracic echocardiography views

A standard transthoracic echocardiogram consists of five standardized windows which are obtained in a standardized sequence 1. Obtaining views from the left parasternal, apical, subcostal, and suprasternal notch windows is mandatory for a complete echocardiography protocol. The right parasternal...

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