Flashcards in Echocardiography Deck (8)
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
Possible indications for echocardiography
cardiac ischemia, murmurs, heart failures, endocarditis, valvular or pericardial abnormalities, congenital heart diseases.
Echocardiography is useful at the bedside to ensure timely diagnosis of urgent situation such as _______ and _________
Papillary muscle rupture
Acute Aortic dissection
Pt presenting with non-diagnostic electrocardiograms can be triaged to ________ _____ if a ______ _____ ______ _____ is detected
Reperfusion therapies; new wall motion abnormality.
_______ _____ _______ 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.
TEE is more invasive than
TEE is considered to be the criterion standard for evaluation of the heart as a potential source of ________