What you will learn
The aorta can also be visualized with echo! In this chapter we will show you how. Diseases such as aortic aneurysms, dissection, aortic syndromes, and congenital abnormalities of the aorta will be covered.
- Normal structure and size of the aorta
- How to visualize the aorta
- Definition and forms of aortic aneurysm
- Aortic syndroms (+ aortic dissection)
- Aortic plaque
- Examples of what TTE / TEE can offer
- ImagingThis video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- BasicsThis video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- DissectionThis video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- FindingsThis video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- CoarctationThis video lecture is only available for subscribers!
- SummaryThis video lecture is only available for subscribers!
Abdominal pain and ultrasound of the Abdomen - Thomas CookWatch case
Thin Air at 1.75m Altitude
Learn why this patient is experiencing dyspnea at an altitude of only 1.75 metersWatch case
An echo model becomes a patientWatch case
A really spectacular and devastating finding in a patient following aortic valve replacementWatch case
A Quick Question
A strange jet seen in a suprasternal viewWatch case
Measuring the Ascending Aorta Using Echocardiography
Important and simple.Read case
1-2-3 - How many do you see?
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In this echo case, we will teach you how to best image the aorta, how to put clinical information into perspective and how to become a true echo expert.Read case
Nature provides several opportunities to understand echocardiographic findings.Read case
Small is beautiful
We do live in a world where size matters but o things always have to be large - read this ultrasound case?Read case
I don't know how it is in your echo lab or where you work, but we are pretty busy. We are “flooded” with referrals - sometimes more than we can handle.Read case
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