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== Basic TTE  ==
== Basic TTE  ==

Revision as of 16:41, 22 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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