Cardioserv Blog

Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Top 5 Factors to Consider when Evaluating for AS

Last week we broke down the methodology of the continuity equation to calculate the aortic valve area (AVA). If you missed it, you can find it HERE. The ASE guideline recommends using the continuity equation calculated AVA, peak aortic jet velocity and mean pressure gradient to evaluate and...
Top 5 Factors to Consider when Evaluating for AS
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Aortic Stenosis: Breaking Down the Continuity Equation

The evaluation and screening of aortic stenosis is a routine calculation performed on all complete echocardiograms. The detailed evaluation involves multiple key parameters that make up the equation that determines the aortic valve area (AVA). With echo being the gold-standard to evaluating and...
Aortic Stenosis: Breaking Down the Continuity Equation
Written by Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE

Sonographer Radiation Exposure: You May Exceed Legally Mandated Limits!

If you work in a cardiology lab you know the challenges of scheduling patients for both their echocardiogram and nuclear stress test.  The stress test is already a long day for the patient and so often, in an effort to accommodate our patients, we schedule both the echo and the stress test on the...
Sonographer Radiation Exposure:  You May Exceed Legally Mandated Limits!
Written by Yvonne Prince ACS, RDCS, RVT, RDMS, FASE

Tips for Accurate Echo Measurements by Applying Geometric Concepts

Do you consider yourself naturally curious? If so, this article is definitely for you! If not… this blog topic will spark your interest! This week our guest writer Yvonne Prince is going to show you different ways to perform accurate echo measurements by applying geometric concepts to improve...
Tips for Accurate Echo Measurements by Applying Geometric Concepts

Blog
Sign Up

Accreditation
services

Full Service Accreditation
Online
CME
Accreditation Software
Free
Consultation

Search
for

Blog
Categories

Blog
Archive

Tags
Used

Show tags
Sign Up Share