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Echo BachelorClass

Aortic stenosis

Chapter 15
Presenter: Prof. Thomas Binder, MD, FESC
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What you will learn

- Echo and hemodynamics; - Velocity and pressure: the Bernoulli equation; - Measuring blood flow velocity: principles of spectral-Doppler; - Aortic valve stenosis (AS): looking at morphology; - Detecting AS: from peak jet velocity to peak pressure gradient. - Grading AS: measuring the mean pressure gradient across the valve; - Consequences of severe aortic valve stenosis; - Tips and tricks on how to obtain a good spectral signal; - Additional findings in aortic valve stenosis; - Bicuspid aortic valve and AS;

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