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Mon, 01/11/2021 - 18:43thomasbinder

Learn how to image and measure the intima media thickens (IMT) with ultrasound and which information it provides. Free online carotid ultrasound video tutorial - Chapter 9.

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Mon, 01/11/2021 - 18:00Thomas Binder

 

Free US web tutorial on how to distinguish the internal from the external carotid artery based on morphologic- and Doppler criteria. Provides video examples, tables graphics and more...

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Mon, 01/11/2021 - 17:50Thomas Binder

In this section of the online ultrasound tutorial we focus on the vertebral arteries (anatomy, size, topography, direction of flow) and how to easily identify them with ultrasound. Full of examples and videos.

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Stalin
Sat, 12/26/2020 - 17:44Thomas Binder

Some medical professionals are eager to treat the rich and famous. But not all celebrities are “easy patients” and sometimes even doctors themselves are at risk of losing their life.  Let us take a look at the medical history of the dictator Josef Stalin.

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Sun, 12/13/2020 - 18:29Thomas Binder

What does it take for an athlete to win a competition? Talent, hard training, and a positive mental attitude - right?

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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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