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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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This is the new website for the training in goal-directed transthoracic echocardiography. Its objective is to give you the fundamentals for performing goal-directed TTE, and recognizing normal from abnormal images. 
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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  ==
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[[Main views|Main views]]  
[[Main views|Main views]]  
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Chambers evaluation  
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[[chambers evaluation|Chambers evaluation]]
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Valves evaluation  
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[[valves evaluation|Valves evaluation]]
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Pericardium and Extra-pericardic structures  
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[[Pericardium and extra-pericardic structures|Pericardium and Extra-pericardic structures]]
== Hemodynamics<br> ==
== Hemodynamics<br> ==
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Volume status  
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[[Volume status|Volume status]]
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Right ventricle systolique pressure  
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[[Right ventricle systolic pressure|Right ventricle systolic pressure]]
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Cardiac output  
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[[Cardiac output|Cardiac output]]
== Images library  ==
== Images library  ==
== Quizz  ==
== Quizz  ==

Revision as of 13:56, 2 June 2009

This is the new website for the training in goal-directed transthoracic echocardiography. Its objective is to give you the fundamentals for performing goal-directed TTE, and recognizing normal from abnormal images. 

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 systolic pressure

Cardiac output

Images library

Quizz

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