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modified-2-chamber-view
Mon, 01/27/2020 - 14:44Thomas Binder

Watch the “question-” and “answer video“ taken from our Echo Skills Lab – Knowledge Trainer.

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happydoctor
Mon, 12/30/2019 - 19:07Thomas Binder

The most common reason for choosing medicine as a profession is by far the ability to help patients.  We all know the rewarding feeling we get when patients are in a critical state but things do turn out well in the end. With ultrasound, we are often the witness of such events. Take a look at more Christmas Miracles that I collected over the years.

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Medical Christmas
Tue, 12/24/2019 - 16:18Thomas Binder

As health care professionals we witness not only tragedies but also miracles. True, the accomplishments of modern medicine are often at the core of such success stories. But for patients, they often are true miracles and their biggest Christmas present. Here is a collection of ultrasound cases that document how we can change the life and wellbeing of our patients.

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Pumkin
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 17:59Thomas Binder

Some of the things we see in ultrasound can be quite frightening. Since its Halloween, I want to show you some pathologies that are quite spectacular. When showing these images (which were often incidental findings) let's not forget how important ultrasound was in detecting these specific pathologies. Ultimately, it helped to treat the underlying problem and often save lives.

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EuroEcho
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 09:59Thomas Binder

The annual EuroEcho conference is just around the corner (4-7 December 2019). It is always a fantastic meeting, and I am looking forward, especially since it takes place in my hometown Vienna. One of the sessions I am looking forward to is the traditional Echo Jeopardy quiz contest.

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nose
Tue, 10/29/2019 - 15:29Thomas Binder

Recently, I imaged a patient with left ventricular hypertrophy and mildly reduced LVF. I came across a mitral inflow PW Doppler image with a small E wave and a rather large A wave. The E/A ratio was 0.6.Recently, I imaged a patient with left ventricular hypertrophy and mildly reduced LVF. I came across a mitral inflow PW Doppler image with a small E wave and a rather large A wave. The E/A ratio was 0.6.

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Newsletter
Mon, 10/28/2019 - 13:53Thomas Binder

How will the future of medicine look? Will we use biosensors, smartwatches, robots, and decision support systems such as “Watson”? And will the stethoscope still play a role in such a “high tech” environment?

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sonography Bengaluru
Sat, 10/26/2019 - 11:44Thomas Binder

Recently I lectured on diastolic dysfunction in India and I asked the auditorium if they were aware of the newest “2016” guidelines on diastolic function and if they were applying them in there patients.

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stetoscope-death
Thu, 10/24/2019 - 10:24Thomas Binder

Do I need to see a doctor? Before Fred had a clear answer, the alarm on his watch went off.  A red light was blinking and a sign went on reading “Seek medical attention NOW “.

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Buzz Aldrin Footstep
Tue, 10/01/2019 - 14:03Thomas Binder

You finally landed on the moon, after years of training; after a strenuous space flight, which exposed you to 3G during launch and all sorts of health hazards.

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