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Bubble Study On Transesophageal Echocardiography

A "bubble study" is often utilized to confirm the presence of shunting across the interatrial septum (IAS) via patent foremen ovale (PFO)...

My Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) Image Acquisition Sequence

According to the guidelines from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA), a comprehensive transesophageal echocardiographic (TEE)...

Society Of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Abstract Submission

As part of my cardiothoracic anesthesia fellowship, we are required to submit an abstract to present at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists...

Boston Perioperative Echocardiography Presentation

To kick off the 16th year of Boston's perioperative echocardiography presentations, I had the privilege of representing my program yesterday evening at Tufts. I...

The Continuity Equation

The continuity equation illustrates the conservation of energy. In the case of blood flow within the (normal) heart, volumetric flow (cardiac output) at serial...


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