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Echocardiogram by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Jun 2010 12:09am Today, I went to have Echocardiogram done. I’m home safe now. I enjoyed the easy and nice drive to Logan Heart Centre. I had organised Go Via account for the now electrically charging toll. I’m not happy about the toll all electrically charged because of added fees on top of the actual toll. But, I’m not going into detail here. ... Read on »
Chronicles of the Heart, part 12 – the echocardiogram… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 6:01am First, I have to say that, as I mentioned last week, I have zero confidence in the doctor, who, to protect her identity and me from a libel writ, as she is staggeringly useless, I shall call Dr. Dingbat.** When we discussed my medication last week, I mentioned that the oedema in my legs had improved since starting the Candesartan, and that I pu ... Read on »
5 minutes crash course in cardiology : Echocardiogram in Pulmonary arterial hypertension by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Apr 2012 11:11am Echocardiogram in pulmonary HT has many aims .  Identify the etiology Assess the effects of PAH  on the right heart  Estimate the severity of PAH. Possibly prognosticate Echo helps us to confirm the valvular, myocardial or congenital heart diseases in the evaluation of PAH. Apart from these etiological diagnosis of PAH ... Read on »
Echocardiogram Today by Lauren Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 10:56am Headed up to Columbia today for an echocardiogram.  Think Healthy Heart for me! My dream and greatest wish is that when my doctor reviews my echo this time around, she sees great improvements in my heart –I’ll even take small … Continue reading → Read on »
A comphrehensive review and guidelines for Echocardiogram in Aortic diseases by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 29 Jun 2012 11:00am What are  the blind spots of aorta in Tans thoracic  Echo ? What are pseudo  dissection flops in aortic arch ? How to differentiate true from false lumen ? Can  TEE  also  miss any  segments  of  Aorta ? How is  Aortic Intra mural hematoma differentiated form true dissection? Spend a minimum of 30 minutes in this 14 page  art ... Read on »
Ventricular Fibrillation During Echocardiogram, Then Spontaneous Reversion Without Defibrillation by Stephen Smith Posted Tue 18 Mar 2014 5:20pm A 47 yo male presented to the Echo Lab one day after being seen in the ED for syncope.  During the echocardiogram, the tech noted that the heart stopped.  The monitor showed ventricular fibrillation.  Before the patient could be defibrillated, he spontaneously reverted to an organzied rhythm Ventricular Fibrillation, then a period ... Read on »
Stress Test, Echocardiogram, Check up by Lauren Posted Fri 08 May 2009 12:00am That’s what’s up for tomorrow morning.  I head up to Columbia first thing and I expect to be there for hours. It’s a big HEART day tomorrow.  We’ll find out lots of information.  I am nervous.  I hate the stress test.  They plug my nose (because I get a pulmonary stress test) and I have to breathe through a tube while I do a cardio wo ... Read on »
Echocardiogram Results by StacieSmith Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 12:00am Clap Your Hands!! I took this picture of Garrett clapping recently at a Wiggles Show. I was reminded it of it today while we were bowling...in our living room, nonetheless. I hit only 4 of the pins on my first try. But, Garrett turned and looked at me with a look of complete amazement at my "accomplishment" and started clapping. So sw ... Read on »
Takostubo Stress Cardiomyopathy, with Echocardiogram by Stephen Smith Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 3:48pm This case was posted on the www.hqmeded.com ultrasound site, of which this ECG blog is a part. However, only the first ECG was shown, and it was recorded before the patient became ill. I refer you to the video case presentation by one of my colleagues, Dr. Rob Reardon (who has, by the way, a fantastic collection of ED ultrasound cases). ... Read on »
Epigastric pain, Syncope, and Saddleback ST Elevation by Stephen Smith Posted Thu 19 Sep 2013 8:35am A male in his 30's who is an elite athlete with no risk factors for coronary disease had brief epigastric pain followed by brief syncope.  He presented to the ED never having had any chest pain or SOB, and with mild epigastric pain. Here is his prehospital ECG There is sinus rhythm with a large peaked P-wave in lead II, and there ... Read on »