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Flashcards in Echocardiography Deck (8)
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Echocardiographic images provide important information about _______ _____ ____ internal dimensions; wall ______ and _______, ______and ______function ,_____Motion , _______size and motion; _____ pressures

Cardiac structure, function and hemodynamics; thickness and motion; systolic and diastolic; right ventricular; pulmonary artery pressure

2

Possible indications for echocardiography

cardiac ischemia, murmurs, heart failures, endocarditis, valvular or pericardial abnormalities, congenital heart diseases.

3

Echocardiography is useful at the bedside to ensure timely diagnosis of urgent situation such as _______ and _________

Papillary muscle rupture
Acute Aortic dissection

4

Pt presenting with non-diagnostic electrocardiograms can be triaged to ________ _____ if a ______ _____ ______ _____ is detected

Reperfusion therapies; new wall motion abnormality.

5

_______ _____ _______ is an additional diagnostifc tool for patients with suspected cardiac ischemia. 2D echo imaging conjunction with ____ ____ or pharmacologic agents such as ______ that create physiologic stress via _____ ____ _____

Exercise stress echocardiography; treadmill exercise; Dobutamine; increased myocardial demand.

6

TEE is more invasive than

TTE

7

TEE is considered to be the criterion standard for evaluation of the heart as a potential source of ________

Emboli

8

________enhanced echo has been shown to optimize the assessment of ______ and volumes, improve recognition of ______ apical abnormalities

Contrast; LV function; LV