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Aortic valve assessment 

Aortic valve assessment
Aortic valve assessment

Marcus Peck

, and Michaela Scheuermann-Freestone

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date: 19 January 2022

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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