Ultimate Guide To Qp:Qs And How To Calculate This Ratio The Qp:Qs ratio can be a very useful calculation to help determine how significant a left to right intracardiac shunt is. But what is Qp/Qs and how do you calculate it? Keep reading to find out. The “Q” in the Qp/Qs ratio stands for blood flow. The “p” stands for pulmonary and the “s” stands for systemic. … [Read more...] about Ultimate Guide To Qp:Qs And How To Calculate This Ratio
How To Use A Pedoff Probe: Your Trusty Designated Continuous Wave Doppler Transducer When learning how to become a cardiac sonographer, using the Pedoff probe can be extremely frustrating. Even experienced cardiac sonographers become frustrated using continuous wave Doppler transducers. This is especially true if they don’t use one of these probes on a regular … [Read more...] about The Pedoff Probe: Become a Pro At Blind Continuous Wave Doppler
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Normal Echo Values Below is a complete and thorough list of normal echo values. This list of normal echo values is from echopedia.org. Left Ventricle Left Ventricular Systolic Function Reference limits and values and partition values of left ventricular function<ref>ASE</ref> Women Men Reference range Mildly abnormal Moderately … [Read more...] about Normal Echo Values
IVC Assessment With Echo: What Does IVC Collapse Even Mean? Taking the time to assess the IVC (inferior vena cava) in our routine echocardiogram studies can yield a lot of information. By taking just a few minutes to view the IVC and assess IVC collapsibility, we can easily determine the patient's intravascular volume status as well as an estimation of the patient’s … [Read more...] about IVC Assessment With Echo: What Does IVC Collapse Even Mean?