Tagged: Echo

Echo signs of tamponade

Do you know what you should be looking for to diagnose cardiac tamponade? The American Society of Echocardiography guideline on imaging in pericardial disease provides a useful summary of the evidence relating to the...

Right Heart Strain on Echo

Right Heart Strain on Echo

This is an entertaining 3 minute rap from The EMC summarising echo findings of right heart strain like what you might see in pulmonary embolism. “Right heart strain pushed the septum to the left...

Introduction to transthoracic echocardiography- Philips

Introduction to transthoracic echocardiography- Philips

This 100-page introduction by Philips provides a huge amount of detail. It covers the basic views, assessment of structures and measurements. There  is also a brief outline integrating echo into resuscitation. The document can...