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Written by Matthew Cox, BS, RDCS

Echo Case Study: What’s That on the Mitral Valve? Name that Pathology!

As a community committed to inspiring excellence in imaging we thought it would be useful to share some interesting echo case studies so that we can all learn together.  Please reach out to us with any interesting studies that you would like to share!  Matthew Cox, BS, RDCS from OSF Heathcare in...
Written by Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE

What the Clip! MitraClip Echo Symposium Highlights

This month we held an Echo Symposium that was focused on the MitraClip procedure.  The conference, What the Clip! was a half day symposium that covered the essentials of understanding degenerative mitral valve regurgitation and how to perform the required echo and TEE views.  We held a mock valve...
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

ASE’s Mitral Regurgitation Algorithm Simplified!

Now that we have covered all the methods for evaluating mitral regurgitation (MR), let's put it to use! The ASE released an algorithm as a guide to help determine the severity of chronic MR, using both qualitative, semi-quantitative & quantitative measures. We understand how crazy this...

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