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Aortic valve assessment 

Aortic valve assessment
Chapter:
Aortic valve assessment
Source:
Focused Intensive Care Ultrasound
Author(s):

Marcus Peck

, and Michaela Scheuermann-Freestone

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198749080.003.0011

This chapter will cover in detail the two-dimensional sonoanatomy and pathophysiology of common aortic valve lesions and explain step by step how to image the aortic valve and detect significant disease. The advanced section will introduce how to use colour and spectral Doppler to recognize acute and severe pathology that requires immediate management.

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