01 January 2015 by Paul Forfia

Continuous wave Doppler interrogation of the right ventricular outflow tract.

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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 of the right ventricular outflow tract. The end diastolic regurgitant velocity is 1.9 m/sec. When added to an estimate of right atrial pressure of 15 mmHg, this estimates a pulmonary artery diastolic pressure of 30 mmHg.

 

Additional keywords: doppler,hemodynamics,outflow tract

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