Chapter

Transthoracic examination

Paul Leeson, Daniel Augustine, Andrew R.J.Mitchell and Harald Becher

in Echocardiography

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199591794
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591794.003.0002

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Cardiology

Transthoracic examination

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Patient information - Patient preparation - Preparing machine and probe - Probe handling and image quality - 2D image acquisition - 3D image acquisition - Multiplane image acquisition - Data acquisition - Parasternal long axis view - Parasternal right ventricle inflow view - Parasternal right ventricle outflow view - Parasternal short axis (aortic) view - Parasternal short axis (mitral) view - Parasternal short axis (ventricle) views - Parasternal 3D views - Apical four chamber view - Apical five chamber view - Apical two chamber view - Apical three chamber view - Apical 3D views - Subcostal views - Inferior vena cava view - Abdominal aorta view - Suprasternal view - Right parasternal view - Standard examination

Chapter.  7834 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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