Written by Judith Buckland, MBA, RDCS, FASE

TAPSE as a Prognostic Tool in Pulmonary Embolism

Last week we posted an article on acute pulmonary embolism in echocardiography. In that post we discussed how echo is good for ruling-in pulmonary embolism but not for ruling-out a pulmonary embolism. After diagnosing a pulmonary embolism what is the role of echo? Many studies have...
Written by Judith Buckland MBA, RDCS, FASE and Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

RIMP to assess RV Function – What is RIMP?

In the past few weeks, we have reviewed different quantitative methods for evaluating the right ventricular function with echocardiography to include: TAPSE S’ Wave FAC 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

TAPSE and RVSP – Prognostic Value When Viewed as an Index

Heart Failure (HF) – A reason to care about right heart size and function. We have been teaching on correct techniques for right heart assessment (including TAPSE and RVSP) for a while now and we still seem to face a little resistance sometimes in regards to the clinical significance of right...
Written by Andrea Fields MHA, RDCS

8 Tips to Correct RV Function Assessment with TAPSE & S’ Wave

We dedicated the month of April to learning about ways to implement right heart quantification into our routine exams.  This month, we are going to continue that journey and discuss ways to evaluate the function of the right heart! “RV systolic function should be assessed by at least one or...
Written by Andrea Fields, MHA, RDCS

Introduction to Right Heart Assessment

CardioServ is dedicating the month of April to right heart quantification awareness!  This month we will present a series of blogs to review the proper methods to quantify right ventricular size and function. The right heart has jokingly been referred to as the step-child of the heart with...

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