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Contents

The five most important things you need to know 


Basic Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE)

Indications for echocardiography, TTE versus TEE

Preparation of the patient

Main echocardiographic imaging planes

Chambers evaluation

Valves evaluation

Pericardium



Hemodynamics

Volume status

Tamponade

Right ventricle systolic pressure

Cardiac output


Images library

Clinical cases 

Each of these five blocks represents a panel of frequent echocardiographic diseases. To assess your capabilities in the interpretation of transthoracic echocardiography images, you can take the corresponding test on coursework:

https://coursework.stanford.edu/portal/site/Echocardiography%20in%20ICU.

To pass the evaluation, you will need to achieve a score>80%.

Block 1

Block 2

Block 3

Block 4

Block 5

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