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Echo BachelorClass

Aortic disease

Chapter 22
Presenter: Univ. Prof. Dr. Thomas Binder
1 credit

What you will learn

- The aorta: from the ascending to the abdominal portion; - Aortic diseases and transthoracic echo (TTE); - Different TTE views to assess different aortic segments: a) the parasternal views, b) the right parasternal view; c) the apical views, d) the suprasternal view, e) the subcostal view; - Measuring the aorta; - Aortic aneurysms; - Aortic rupture and dissection: incidence and predisposing factors; - Focus on aortic dissection: how to recognize it; - Role of TEE in aortic diseases;

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