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This is the new website for the training in goal-directed transthoracic echocardiography. Its objective is to give you the fundamentals to scan, and to recognize normal from abnormal images. Please remember that experience is the key in echo, and that you should always ask for a reference echo when needed.
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== Basic TTE  ==
== Basic TTE  ==
[[Basic principles|Basic physic principles]]  
[[Basic principles|Basic physic principles]]  
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[[Indications echocardiography|Indications for echocardiography, TTE versus TEE]]
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[[Indications echocardiography|Indications for echocardiography, TTE versus TEE]]  
[[Preparation of the patient|Preparation of the patient]]  
[[Preparation of the patient|Preparation of the patient]]  

Revision as of 12:18, 2 June 2009

This is the new website for the training in goal-directed transthoracic echocardiography. Its objective is to give you the fundamentals to scan, and to recognize normal from abnormal images. Please remember that experience is the key in echo, and that you should always ask for a reference echo when needed.


Contents

Basic TTE

Basic physic principles

Indications for echocardiography, TTE versus TEE

Preparation of the patient

Main views

Chambers evaluation

Valves evaluation

Pericardium and Extra-pericardic structures

Hemodynamics

Volume status

Right ventricle systolique pressure

Cardiac output

Images library

Quizz

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