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What is the method of diagnosis for this patient? How would you as the sonographer prove the findings seen below? What is the prognosis for this patient?
4/15/2011 06:31:27 am
look for swinging heart and RV/RA diastolic collapse. However, the most sensitive way to diagnose cardiac tamponade is through respiratory variation by checking the doppler flow on the mitral and triscupid valve.
Stephen M Campbell
4/23/2011 03:52:44 pm
looking for RV/RA diastolic collapse, Check for respiratory variation,stair steps,using PW, slow sweep.Using M-Mode across the LV/RV, look for RV anterior wall and LVPW to away from one another.
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