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Helpful Tips to Mastering the Pedoff Probe!

Before harmonic imaging, our imaging transducers had major limitations when it came to obtaining high velocity gradients with continuous-waved (CW) Doppler. Two of the main restrictions included the ultrasound frequency (no ability to drop down to a lower frequency) and the large footprint of the...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

4 Errors to Avoid when Measuring Aortic Valve Velocity

Evaluating the aortic valve is a routine part of an echocardiogram. There are many methods we use to determine the structure and function of the valve, including 2D, color Doppler and a combination of pulsed & continuous-wave Doppler. With short examination times being a common challenge, it...
Written by Judith Buckland

How to Master Aortic Measurements with These 5 Techniques

In our last post we reviewed the correct techniques for the linear measurement of the LV in the parasternal long axis view. This week we will discuss the aorta and review the morphology and the correct aortic measurement techniques to perform during an echocardiogram. As a consultant I review...

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