Cardiovascular examination using hand-held cardiac ultrasound

Jenkins, Sam, Shiha, Mohamed G., Yones, Eron, Wardley, James, Ryding, Alisdair, Sawh, Chris, Flather, Marcus, Morris, Paul, Swift, Andrew J., Vassiliou, Vassilios S. and Garg, Pankaj (2021) Cardiovascular examination using hand-held cardiac ultrasound. Journal of Echocardiography. ISSN 1349-0222

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Abstract

Echocardiography is the first-line imaging modality for assessing cardiac function and morphology. The miniaturisation of ultrasound technology has led to the development of hand-held cardiac ultrasound (HCU) devices. The increasing sophistication of available HCU devices enables clinicians to more comprehensively examine patients at the bedside. HCU can augment clinical exam findings by offering a rapid screening assessment of cardiac dysfunction in both the Emergency Department and in cardiology clinics. Possible implications of implementing HCU into clinical practice are discussed in this review paper.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: hand-held cardiac ultrasound,jugular venous pressure,left ventricular ejection fraction,left ventricular hypertrophy,valvular heart disease,wall motion abnormality,radiology nuclear medicine and imaging ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2741
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2021 00:18
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2021 11:14
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/81068
DOI: 10.1007/s12574-021-00540-x

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