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Transthoracic examination 

Transthoracic examination
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Transthoracic examination
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198804161.003.0002
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date: 27 January 2022

This chapter covers all aspects of transthoracic examination, including patient information, preparing machine and probe, probe handling and image quality, 2D image acquisition, 3D image acquisition, multiplane image acquisition, data acquisition, parasternal long axis view, parasternal right ventricle inflow view, parasternal right ventricle outflow view, parasternal short axis (aortic) view, parasternal short axis (mitral) view, parasternal short axis (ventricle) views, parasternal 3D views, apical 4-chamber view, apical 5-chamber view, apical 2-chamber view, apical 3-chamber view, apical 3D views, subcostal views, inferior vena cava view, abdominal aorta view, suprasternal view, right parasternal view, and standard examination.

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