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Echo BachelorClass

Imaging – apical views

Chapter 6
Presenters: Univ. Prof. Dr. Thomas Binder; Anna-Maria Pistritto, MD
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What you will learn

- Apical window - Apical 4-chamber view: how to get the standard view; - “Atypical” 4-chamber views: separate focus on the two ventricles; - The obstacles to ultrasound: how to use them into your advantage; - Apical 5-chamber view and Coronary Sinus view; - Apical 2- and 3-chamber views: how to get the standard views; - The usefulness of each apical view; - Examples of normal hearts and pathologies from the apical window; You will also learn: - How to optimize your echo views; - Which structures to analyze in the different apical views; - How echo views correlate with anatomy (simulator)

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Ultrasound: In very complex and variable situations “recognition of patterns” is most important.

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