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Echo MasterClass

Aortic Disease

Chapter 17
Presenter: Prof. Thomas Binder, MD, FESC
1:02:00
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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

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Cases

The Abdomen

Abdominal pain and ultrasound of the Abdomen - Thomas Cook

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Thin Air at 1.75m Altitude

Learn why this patient is experiencing dyspnea at an altitude of only 1.75 meters

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Models 1

An echo model becomes a patient

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Honeycomb Syndrome

A really spectacular and devastating finding in a patient following aortic valve replacement

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A Quick Question

A strange jet seen in a suprasternal view

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Double Arch

A closer look at the anatomy seen from a suprasternal view

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Case stories

Measuring the Ascending Aorta Using Echocardiography

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Important and simple.

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1-2-3 - How many do you see?

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Have you ever been so drunk after a party that you lost all your elementary (and human) abilities like standing upright, talking sensibly, or counting properly?

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Cold Feet

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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.

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Frozen Stream

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Nature provides several opportunities to understand echocardiographic findings.

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Small is beautiful

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We do live in a world where size matters but o things always have to be large - read this ultrasound case?

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Unnecessary Echo

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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.

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Fact sheets

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