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bicuspid aortic valve ,aneurysm,dissection,coarctation

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bicuspid aortic valve ,aneurysm,dissection,coarctation
Posted By: magehana47 (1380 days ago)

thank you Emmel for ur comments.usually I start may exam little
oriented by symtomes and thenafter I do always a complete exam using
all windows.for type A dissection: in TTE, parasternal long and short
axis are very useful (including visualisation of the descending aorta
which we can see behind LA).suprasternal window is very important also
for dissection and the gold standard for coarctation ;in stable
patients I do TEE ,if we had pericardial effusion or aortic
regurgitation... and hemodynamic intolerance,we do CT scan and I do my
TEE in the operating room (patient on the table!)just before surgery.

Posted By: Emmel (1381 days ago)

I look at that vid for the fifth time! Great!

What is in
your experiences and opinion the favourite and best view by
echocardiography to visualise type A dissection of aorta and to
visualise aortic coarctation? I´m very interested in your tipps and

Best wishes and regards,

Jörg Emmel

Posted By: Emmel (1382 days ago)

Once more a very exciting combination of congenital heart
Thanks a lot for sharing that vid! I have to admit
that I have never seen such a combination of cardiac abnormalities

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previously I have posted some elementary images from this case.Now I upload the complete clip including:bicuspid aortic valve (with mild eccentric aortic regurgitatio),aneurysm of the ascending aorta,type A dissection,atrial septal aneurysm and coarctation of the aorta.

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