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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...
Written by Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE

Contrast Echo: New LV Size Cut-Offs

ASE recently released a new guideline paper for contrast echo.  First you will notice by the title of the paper that ASE is now using Ultrasonic Enhancing Agents (UEA), or ‘enhanced echo’ to replace the confusing term “contrast” echo.  Thank goodness…no more stories from patients about...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Let’s Talk Left Ventricle Bi-Plane Volume Measurements!

As technology advances and we are encouraged to implement additional measurements into our routine scanning exams, it's good to take a step back and refresh on proper techniques! Our goal for this blog is to have a better understanding of proper technique for measuring left ventricle (LV)...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Hepatic Veins – 101

As we come to an end with our right heart blog series, we want to conclude with a comprehensive look at the role of hepatic vein evaluation to assess the right heart.  We will break this down into 2 blogs this week.  This first blog will cover the fundamentals of hepatic veins and the second part...

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