Written by Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE

7 Components for a Complete MitraClip Echo Protocol

As the MitraClip procedure becomes more available to hospitals it is imperative that sonographers understand the goals of the transthoracic echocardiogram prior to the MitraClip procedure.  In this blog we will review the 7 components for a complete MitraClip echo protocol..  In past...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

Essential Steps to Evaluating MR Etiologies

The ASE recently released their new 2017 valvular regurgitation updated guidelines back in April. The paper details the difference between primary and secondary mitral regurgitation (MR) and outlines proper evaluation methods for the most common pathologies seen.  The past couple of weeks, we...