Login | Sign Up | Help

Positive bubble study

added by drdavemd

Positive bubble study
Comments
Posted By: hishamelshamekh (736 days ago)

thank..very educative:-)


Video Information
From:

drdavemd

Send PM
(194) | (0) | (6)
Added: 15-09-2010
Runtime: 0m 11s
Views: 21013
Comments: 1

Login to Rate Video

Current Rating:
     
(1 Votes)


Description

In this apical TTE clip, agitated saline is injected into the patient\s IV line and we look for evidence of bubbles in the LV. In this case, the bubbles show up in 2 heartbeats, consistent with a right to left shunt somewhere in the heart. This patient suffered a stroke, which prompted the study. Further review of the TTE did not reveal a shunt source and TEE would be an appropriate next step.


Video URL:



Embed URL