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Sun, 12/13/2020 - 18:29 Thomas Binder

What does it take for an athlete to win a competition? Talent, hard training, and a positive mental attitude - right?

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Scanning positions for carotid ultrasound
Wed, 12/09/2020 - 20:17 Thomas Binder

A free guide to ultrasound (chapter four). Here we teach you how to image the carotid and vertebral arteries, which views should be acquired and how to position yourself during the exam.

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Angle correction
Thu, 11/19/2020 - 16:55 Thomas Binder

Part three of the online web book teaching the basics of carotid Duplex ultrasound. This tutorial will help you to correctly operate your scanner, and detect artifacts on the image.

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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 15:21 martin.altersberger

Do you know what the typical findings on lung ultrasound in COVID-19 patients are? Here is a patient with massive involvement.

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Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:59 Thomas Binder


Ultrasound compendium dealing with the anatomy of the carotid and vertebral artery. Learn which branches are visible and which other structures you will find in the neck. Includes video examples.

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Wed, 10/28/2020 - 08:33 Thomas Binder

The first chapter of the free online video tutorial on carotid and vertebral artery ultrasound. Learn when and how to perform carotid ultrasound. What are the risks?

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Hero Quote Expected
Mon, 09/28/2020 - 12:01 Thomas Binder

Did you catch the pathology, which is responsible for bilateral pneumonia and the systolic murmur of the patient with endocarditis in our last post...

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Hero quote
Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:28 Thomas Binder

The “path of diagnosis” often depends on the medical specialty a patient is first confronted with.

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Graphic outside the box
Sun, 09/13/2020 - 14:16 Thomas Binder

Or daily routine often forces us to stay focused and only do to what we are told to do. Not to look left or right. But this also means we are deprived from making important discoveries which might impact our patients. Here is such a case...

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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 17:44 Thomas Binder

One and a half decades in “Zwettl”

Just a week ago a 78-year-old lady came into my office, greeting me with a smile. She said she wanted a routine to follow up echo exam.

Before I had the chance to ask for more details, she said:

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