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Understanding the Basics: Evaluating Diastolic Function

Diastolic function is a complex process that simply refers to how well the heart performs during diastole as blood is suctioned from left atrium (LA) towards apex of left ventricle (LV) at a low-pressure filling state. When the heart is unable to fill properly, filling pressures increase in order...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Understanding Diastole

In the past weeks we had guest writer, Michael Owen, share how to assess diastolic dysfunction.  He broke down the algorithm that ASE uses to evaluate the presence of dysfunction.  The full ASE article is long and intense.  Michael did a great job at simplifying the evaluation process.  While...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Correct Techniques to Acquire Diastology Measurements

This week we are kicking off the diastolic function guideline series, hosted by our guest blog writer Michael Owen! But first, we need to cover the basics on 'how-to' acquire the measurements needed to evaluate for diastolic function. The measurements needed to evaluate diastolic function...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

3 Doppler Techniques for Evaluation of MR!

Last week we discussed 3 measures to use with color Doppler for evaluating the presence of mitral regurgitation (MR). If you missed last week's blog, or would like to refresh, you can find them here: Mitral Valve Anatomy: Name 5 Components!  Finally… Mitral Valve Orientation...

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