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Echo BachelorClass

Starter Kit - Left ventricular function

Chapter 1
Presenters: Univ. Prof. Dr. Thomas Binder; Anna-Maria Pistritto, MD
1 credit

What you will learn

a) The importance of assessing left ventricular (LV) function b) The echo views that are essential for LV function assessment: 1) Parasternal short-axis view, 2) Apical 4-chamber view, 3) Subcostal four chamber view; c) The key-elements, which are useful to assess left ventricular function; d) Different causes of LV dysfunction (examples) You will also learn: 1) Which cardiac structures can be seen with these three echo views; 2) How to obtain the echo views mentioned above and how to optimize them; 3) How echo views correlate with anatomy (simulator); 4) How to assess left ventricular function in real patients (demos); 5) How to distinguish normal from abnormal LV function;

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