Non-Invasive Flow Measurement of a Rotary Pump Ventricular Assist Device Using Quantitative Contrast Echocardiography

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Non-Invasive Flow Measurement of a Rotary Pump Ventricular Assist Device Using Quantitative Contrast Echocardiography

Background Many implantable ventricular assist devices (VADs) have no direct measurement of pump output. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that quantitative contrast echocardiography can be…

read more

Prospective Assessment of Fetal Cardiac Function With Speckle Tracking in Healthy Fetuses and Recipient Fetuses of Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Prospective Assessment of Fetal Cardiac Function With Speckle Tracking in Healthy Fetuses and Recipient Fetuses of Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Background The aim of this study was to assess speckle tracking–derived fetal cardiac function in a normal population and in recipient fetuses of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). Methods A case-control…

read more

Systemic Air Embolization Originating from a Pleural Air Leak via a Left Ventricular Assist Device Cannula Anastomosis Site

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Systemic Air Embolization Originating from a Pleural Air Leak via a Left Ventricular Assist Device Cannula Anastomosis Site

A patient presented with cardiogenic shock, and a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) was inserted. Transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated air in the left side of the heart whenever the patient coughed….

read more

President’s Message

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on President’s Message

On March 26, 2010, ASE and the ASEF will celebrate a major milestone with the opening of the ASEF “hands-on” learning laboratory in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, just down…

read more

Isolated Tricuspid Valve Libman-Sacks Endocarditis and Valvular Stenosis: Unusual Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Isolated Tricuspid Valve Libman-Sacks Endocarditis and Valvular Stenosis: Unusual Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

The most common valves involved in systemic lupus erythematosus are the mitral and aortic valves. Although isolated tricuspid valve involvement is quite rare, the authors report such a case. A…

read more

Chromosomal Abnormalities and Neuromuscular Disorders Predict Severity and Outcome of Noncompaction in Addition to Cardiac Comorbidities

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Chromosomal Abnormalities and Neuromuscular Disorders Predict Severity and Outcome of Noncompaction in Addition to Cardiac Comorbidities

To the Editor: The following questions and concerns need to be answered to put Punn and Silverman’s findings in perspective. Concerning the methods, it would be of interest to know…

read more

California here we come!

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on California here we come!

Bonnie J. Kane, BS, RDCS, FASE Get ready for the ASE Scientific Sessions 2010 in sunny San Diego! This beautiful location is just the icing on the cake for what…

read more

Continuing Education and Meeting Calendar

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Continuing Education and Meeting Calendar

The American Society of Echocardiography recognizes courses as supplements to formal training in an established echocardiographic laboratory. For more information about a course, please call the number listed. To list…

read more

Double Mitral Valve Imaging

Jun 16, 2018 by in CARDIOLOGY Comments Off on Double Mitral Valve Imaging

Double-orifice mitral valve is an uncommon anomaly of the mitral valve with a single fibrous annulus with 2 orifices opening into the left ventricle. Three major types of this anomaly…

read more
Get Clinical Tree app for offline access