Transthoracic Echo

http://www.echocardiographer.org/TTE.html Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is the most commonly performed cardiac ultrasound examination. A high quality transthoracic echocardiogram can be performed quickly at the bedside and has the potential to comprehensively evaluate left and right ventricular systolic and diastolic function, regional wall motion, valvular heart disease, and diseases of the pericardium.…

Bedside Ultrasound Stanford Medicine 25 Stanford Medicine

https://stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu/the25/ultrasound.html Bedside ultrasound is not a replacement for sonographic studies performed by radiologists or cardiologists. Bedside ultrasound should be used to answer specific questions in real time. An example is the increasingly common use of bedside ultrasound by intensivists to estimate left ventricular function—an estimation not easily assessed by ...…

4 Basic Cardiac Echo How To - Pre-reading for FCUS Course ...

https://intensivecarenetwork.com/lesson/4-basic-cardiac-echo-how-to-pre-reading-for-fcus-course/ LEVELS OF CARDIAC ECHO [Just what is ‘basic cardiac echo’ anyway?] There are a lot of different names & types of cardiac echo out there, which can be confusing. ... That means it’s closer to the probe on all views except the apical. The heart is a complex structure: like a ……

Echo and IVC TipTricks SonoSpot: Topics in Bedside ...

https://sonospot.wordpress.com/category/sonotipstricks/echo-and-ivc-tiptricks/ Jul 12, 2013 · Tips and tricks in Echo and IVC US. When you have that bad trauma case or that sick patient and you’re trying to assess their cardiac contractility or for pericardial effusion/tamponade, you try the subxiphoid (SX) view first, but despite the tricks outlined in a prior post, you still can’t get it.So, you move to the parasternal long (PSL) view on the left anterior chest, at the 3rd-4th ...…

SonoMojo A Guide to Bedside Ultrasound Education

https://www.sonomojo.org/ Oct 18, 2018 · When time counts and your patient is sick, bedside ultrasound can quickly make the diagnosis to help you provide appropriate and definitive care when it matters most. This is the basis for the SonoSave series, which examines ultrasound saves and the critically ill patients alive today because of point of care ultrasound. ... Both views should ...…

Bedside Ultrasounds: Take a Closer Look - AAPC Knowledge ...

https://www.aapc.com/blog/24213-bedside-ultrasounds-take-a-closer-look/ Aug 01, 2012 · Bedside ultrasound documentation should include the anatomical location evaluated, and the reason for the test to show medical necessity. The interpretation and report with findings should be recorded in the patient’s record. The record should include an impression and who performed the test. There is also a requirement of image retention.…