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Sat, 05/07/2022 - 14:19 Thomas Binder

Here are four more common congenital anomalies. Again, we will give you valuable imaging tips to help you assess these pathologies with echocardiography.

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Mon, 04/25/2022 - 18:37 Martin Altersberger

There you are – you finished your education and finally can do what you love: You can use diagnostic ultrasound to help your patients!

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Mon, 04/25/2022 - 18:05 Thomas Binder

Ever wondered what speckle tracking is all about? This video will give you a quick overview of the basics of speckle tracking. 

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Mon, 04/25/2022 - 17:25 Thomas Binder

Sometimes the shape of the ventricle already shows what pathology your patient might have. Prof. Binder will show you some examples.

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Mon, 04/25/2022 - 17:04 Thomas Binder

In this video, Prof. Binder demonstrates how to get a parasternal short-axis view in a live model and what structures you can find here.

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Tue, 04/12/2022 - 21:56 Thomas Binder

Do you know what you should look for on the echocardiography in patients with the referral “congenital defect”? Often these patients look fine and don’t know which defect they have.

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ultrasound, echo, cardiography, sonography
Mon, 04/04/2022 - 21:34 Nikolaus Frimmel

As sonographers, we try to get an appreciation of a 3D structure in the patient’s body using a 2D screen, which means our hand holding the transducer is constantly moving.

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ultrasound bathtub duck echo sonography ultrasound
Mon, 03/07/2022 - 09:43 Thomas Binder

We all hate uncertainties and love numbers, which give us more guidance. This is the main reason the PISA method of quantifying mitral regurgitation appears so attractive. But should we use it in clinical practice?

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ultrasound probe, sonography, transducer
Wed, 02/23/2022 - 16:04 Nikolaus Frimmel

Welcome to Ultrasound 101. In this 12-part series, we will talk about the basic principles of medical ultrasound, the equipment you will use, the settings on your machine, and of course, how to use sonography in your patients. Each part will focus on a specific topic and allow you to experiment with the scanner, adjust the settings on your machine, and get the best out of your ultrasound examination.

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ultrasound, echo, cardiography, sonography
Mon, 02/14/2022 - 20:35 Thomas Binder

I am sure you have encountered the following problem: A patient comes with arrhythmias, to rule out myocarditis or because of dyspnea. Image quality is not the best and left ventricular function just doesn’t seem normal. Your calculations of ejection fraction are all over the place and you simply don’t trust them.

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