Echo: Right ventricular function

Today, we explore the Echocardiography Essentials course with a video defining the recognition of right ventricular (RV) function; RV dilatation; RV hypertrophy, hyper- and hypokinesis using transthoracic echo. We also describe how imaging in suspected pulmonary embolism.

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Guest post: Helen Rimington, MD, PhD. Consultant Cardiac Physiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, London, UK, and co-author of Echocardiography – A Practical Guide for Reporting and Interpretation.

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Emergency physician with a passion for medical informatics and medical education/textbooks. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist | @sandnsurf | + Mike Cadogan | LinkedIn

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