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Written by Judith Buckland

6 Pitfalls of Accurate LV Measurements

Last year the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released updated guidelines for cardiac chamber quantification by echocardiography. The ASE teamed up with the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging to update the previous guidelines due to the rapid technological developments of the...
6 Pitfalls of Accurate LV Measurements
Written by Judith Buckland

Pulmonary Hypertension Case Study Presentation

Correct Echo Techniques in Pulmonary Hypertension: Case Study Presentation An 85 year old patient presents to the ER with worsening shortness of breath and a history of known pulmonary hypertension. Her chest x-ray reveals massive cardiomegaly. An echo is ordered to assess the status of her...
Pulmonary Hypertension Case Study Presentation
Written by Rhiannon Anderson and Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE

Echo in Pulmonary Embolism…the clot thickens

Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism Pulmonary embolism continues to cause at least 60,000 deaths per year in the United States according to CDC statistics. Ten percent of symptomatic pulmonary emboli are fatal within one hour of symptoms onset. However, diagnosis can often be...
Echo in Pulmonary Embolism…the clot thickens
Written by Rhiannon Anderson

Focused Ultrasound Opens Doors to New Treatments for Cardiovascular Diseases

What is focused ultrasound? Focused ultrasound (FUS) made headlines in the United States recently with the FDA approval of the therapy for ablation of prostate cancer. As the Education director at an accreditation consulting firm specializing in diagnostic imaging, I was immediately intrigued by...
Focused Ultrasound Opens Doors to New Treatments for Cardiovascular Diseases

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