How to Quantify Mitral Regurgitation - A case of secondary (ischemic) moderate regurgitation. Learn how to determine the grade of mitral regurgitation using the quantitative PISA and stroke volume methods.
How to Quantify Early Systolic Mitral Regurgitation - The importance of timing. Learn how not to overestimate the grade of mitral regurgitation when duration is less than holo-systolic
A brief discussion on the hemodynamics behind the mitral valve E wave in normal subjects and in patients with prolonged LV relaxation.
Learn to position the transducer correctly to avoid long axis foreshortening and calculate correctly left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction
A clinical case of a young female with effusive-constrictive pericarditis undergoing successful surgical pericardiectomy
How to quantify mitral regurgitation using the the gold standard stroke volume method
A comment to a Twitter post on diagnosing tamponade using right atrial collapse
Intra-operative TE diagnosis of LAA thrombus in patient with severe mitral valve stenosis.
Transthoracic evidence of preserved mitral valve chordae after mitral valve replacement (bioprotsthesis) surgery.
Use Color Doppler to help measure the LV outflow tract diameter