01 January 2015 by Paul Forfia

Continuous wave Doppler interrogation across the tricuspid valve

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Forfia {PR},Roberts {JD}.Diagnosis and assessment of pulmonary vascular disease by Doppler echocardiography. [Internet]. 2011 ;1:160. Available from:http://www.pulmonarycirculation.org/text.asp?2011/1/2/160/83446

Continuous wave Doppler interrogation across the tricuspid valve. Panel A demonstrates a rapid rise in the peak velocity of TR envelope consistent with preserved RV function. Panel B demonstrates a slower rise to peak velocity consistent with significant right ventricular dysfunction.

 

Additional keywords: doppler,hemodynamics,triscuspid valve

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