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2D Echocardiography in Valvular heart disease

Two-dimensional echocardiography (2D echo) is a vital diagnostic tool in the assessment of valvular heart disease. Visualization of Heart Structures: 2D echo provides real-time, high-quality images of the heart, enabling the assessment of heart chambers, valves, and adjacent structures. It allows precise visualization of the structure and function of heart valves, including the mitral, aortic, tricuspid, and pulmonic valves. 2D echo can measure the extent of valve narrowing (stenosis), helping determine the severity of the condition. It assesses the extent of blood leakage or regurgitation through the valves, aiding in the grading of regurgitant lesions. The technique provides insights into valve leaflet thickness, mobility, and any structural abnormalities that might affect valve function. 2D echo helps assess the impact of valvular disease on blood flow, cardiac chambers, and overall hemodynamics. It can measure ejection fraction, an important parameter that reflects the heart's pumping ability and can be affected by valvular disease.It allows for the monitoring of disease progression and response to treatment or surgical interventions over time.

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  • 30th-November-2023, TIME : 05:00PM - 06:00PM
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Two-dimensional echocardiography (2D echo) is a vital diagnostic tool in the assessment of valvular heart disease. Visualization of Heart Structures: 2D echo provides real-time, high-quality images of the heart, enabling the assessment of heart chambers, valves, and adjacent structures. It allows precise visualization of the structure and function of heart valves, including the mitral, aortic, tricuspid, and pulmonic valves. 2D echo can measure the extent of valve narrowing (stenosis), helping determine the severity of the condition. It assesses the extent of blood leakage or regurgitation through the valves, aiding in the grading of regurgitant lesions. The technique provides insights into valve leaflet thickness, mobility, and any structural abnormalities that might affect valve function. 2D echo helps assess the impact of valvular disease on blood flow, cardiac chambers, and overall hemodynamics. It can measure ejection fraction, an important parameter that reflects the heart's pumping ability and can be affected by valvular disease.It allows for the monitoring of disease progression and response to treatment or surgical interventions over time.

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Dr. K.K. Kapur
  • 30th-November-2023, TIME : 05:00PM - 06:00PM
  • 0

Two-dimensional echocardiography (2D echo) is a vital diagnostic tool in the assessment of valvular heart disease. Visualization of Heart Structures: 2D echo provides real-time, high-quality images of the heart, enabling the assessment of heart chambers, valves, and adjacent structures. It allows precise visualization of the structure and function of heart valves, including the mitral, aortic, tricuspid, and pulmonic valves. 2D echo can measure the extent of valve narrowing (stenosis), helping determine the severity of the condition. It assesses the extent of blood leakage or regurgitation through the valves, aiding in the grading of regurgitant lesions. The technique provides insights into valve leaflet thickness, mobility, and any structural abnormalities that might affect valve function. 2D echo helps assess the impact of valvular disease on blood flow, cardiac chambers, and overall hemodynamics. It can measure ejection fraction, an important parameter that reflects the heart's pumping ability and can be affected by valvular disease.It allows for the monitoring of disease progression and response to treatment or surgical interventions over time.