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Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Mitral Regurgitation Case Study!

Last week we walked through a case study demonstration, using the ASE's chronic mitral regurgitation (MR) algorithm. This week, we have another case study to present-- let's see how you quantify the severity of MR! Chronic MR Algorithm Chart: Patient History: 60 year old female presented for...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Mitral Regurgitation Case Study Demonstration!

Our blog last week discussed the algorithm for determining the severity of chronic mitral regurgitation, provided by the ASE! If you missed it, you can find it here! Let's use this information and work through a case study together! Patient History A 50 year old male admitted to hospital for...
Written by Andrea Fields, MHA, RDCS

Name That Pathology

Name that Pathology! Modality:  Adult Echo TEE Review the following images and see if you know what pathology is present! TEE images of LA and RA Color Doppler over the atrial septum demonstrating PFO. TEE image of IAS Answer: Lipomatous Atrial Septal Hypertrophy (LASH) What is...
Written by Angela Mills, BA, RVS

What’s wrong with this vascular image?

What’s wrong with this vascular image? Modality: Carotid Duplex View: Long axis CCA Answer: This image demonstrates prox CCA that was labeled and measured as a distal CCA. Correct Technique: The Proximal CCA placement should be very low on the neck usually close to the collar bone The...
Written by Angela Mills, BA, RVS

What’s wrong with this image?

What's wrong with this image? Modality: Carotid Vascular View: Color Right ICA Prox Measurement: RICA Prox - Peak/end diastolic velocity                         Answer:...

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