Written by Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE
No worries if you missed the recent ACC Scientific Sessions, held in Orlando Florida this past weekend. We have gathered some of the best topics, and placed them all here for you to easily read the latest and greatest cardiology updates. In addition, check out our blog, where Andrea, our...
Written by Judith Buckland MBA, RDCS, FASE
Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month!
Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month (MUAM) is held annually in October to create awareness of the role diagnostic medical sonographers play in the medical community and to educate the public about medical ultrasound and its many uses in healthcare....
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS
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:
60 year old female presented for...
Written by Judith Buckland MBA, RDCS, FASE and Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS
In the past few weeks, we have reviewed different quantitative methods for evaluating the right ventricular function with echocardiography to include:
This week we will review how to use the RIMP method to assess RV function. You will learn 4 concepts regarding...
Written by Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE and Andrea Fields, MHA, RDCS
Before jumping into assessing the RV with the Fractional Area Change method, lets recap the past couple weeks. Last week, we talked about two methods for quantifying the function of the RV (TAPSE & S’ Wave). We selected these methods to explain first due to ease, reproducibility and...