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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 17:44Thomas Binder

One and a half decades in “Zwettl”

Just a week ago a 78-year-old lady came into my office, greeting me with a smile. She said she wanted a routine to follow up echo exam.

Before I had the chance to ask for more details, she said:

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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 13:12Thomas Binder

Nobody is born an expert and we all make mistakes. True, in medicine such mistakes can have detrimental effects. But as humans, we also have the ability to learn from the mistakes and failures of others.

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Tue, 07/21/2020 - 16:28Ulrike.Handler

It can be pretty embarrassing if you miss a pathology or an important finding. But it is even worse if you have mistaken a pathologic finding for an entire organ. When I was new to abdominal ultrasound this is what almost happened to me.

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Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:36Thomas Binder
While left ventricular hypertrophy is a common finding, its assessment can be quite difficult. I certainly had my learning’s here. Lets start with the 5 most important things you should NOT do when you are looking at the thickness of the myocardium...
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Sun, 06/21/2020 - 18:38Thomas Binder

Did you ever take the time to read an old cardiology journal - maybe, one from the late 80ies – early 90ies? In a way it is amazing how much we already knew about diastolic dysfunction 30-40 years ago.

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Thu, 06/18/2020 - 11:22Thomas Binder

Are you familiar with the following scenario? You are imaging a patient where the EF that you calculate makes a huge difference. Will the patient be referred to surgery? Is heart failure treatment needed? Should chemotherapy be discontinued?

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Sun, 06/14/2020 - 15:03Thomas Binder

As Albert Einstein put it: Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self criticism. So lets jump right into some of the things that I learned by making mistakes. This time we will deal with the topic of aortic stenosis here are the top five:

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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 21:09Thomas Binder

Thank god, the dark clouds of COVID-19 are slowly vanishing. Six months of being kept hostage by the pandemic are enough.  Let us sail out of the crisis towards new frontiers.

To celebrate we are initiating a teaching series, which will help you shine.

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Thu, 03/12/2020 - 19:21Thomas Binder

In this clip, Prof. Thomas Binder, MD shares a few tips and how to reliably get from a parasternal long-axis view to a parasternal short-axis view.

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Thu, 01/30/2020 - 19:36Ulrike.Handler

She told me that early this morning she awoke with pain in her lower abdomen that was still here. Otherwise everything was fine, but she would feel more secure if I could perform an ultrasound to confirm everything is okay.

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