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November 26, 2014
This 65 year-old man has a history of coronary artery disease with CABG in 2004 and presents with worsening dyspnea and atypical chest pain. The findings here are awesome and subtle, what’s the diagnosis. Also, I have been tinkering with the “blog settings” to try to keep the obnoxious spam answers out, so let me […]
October 16, 2014
This patient presents with worsening dyspnea on exertion to the point of exertional near-syncope. This image is classic for which diagnosis?
October 5, 2014
Describe this valve. A number of different versions have been made by multiple manufacturers. What are the two most common in the US? What complication is common and with which version?
September 25, 2014
OK, maybe isn’t necessarily an interesting case, but the clips are cool. What are we looking at here?
September 22, 2014
This 84 year-old woman presented to the ED with new onset of chest pain. What’s the diagnosis?
August 25, 2014
This patient is scheduled for redo valve surgery. What valve is seen at 6 o’clock in this image? Describe its function.
August 4, 2014
This young patient was “minding his own business” when he suffered a stab wound to the chest. He was brought to the OR emergently for cardiac tamponade when the following images were seen. What is the other abnormality identified? Why is it seen where it is?
July 23, 2014
In some ways it is hard to beat this case. Not because of the complexity of the diagnosis, but because of its classic nature. This case was from one of our recent residency graduates. It was literally the first case he was scheduled to do on his first day as an attending anesthesiologist. The patient […]
July 12, 2014
Great case from Dr. Gnadinger. This patient underwent TTE shortly after the onset of severe dyspnea and chest pain. The patient is light-headed and hypotensive. Look at this image first, what would this alone tell you? Now look at this sweet clip and tell me what’s what.
June 30, 2014
Hot off the presses! This is a real patient from the OR today and they were profoundly hypotensive. What do we see here and what does it mean?
June 16, 2014
What does this vegetation look like to you? (There are currently two correct answers to this echo Rorschach) (Remember, if you can’t see the clips try using Google Chrome as your browser.)
June 12, 2014
Simple question. What will the mitral valve inflow show and why? (Remember, if you can’t see the clips try using Google Chrome as your browser.)
June 7, 2014
Today’s case isn’t rocket science, but it is a good one to review. This 67 year-old man is admitted to the medicine service for progressive dyspnea on exertion. He now has class III heart failure symptoms. What is going on here and how can you tell? (Remember, if you can’t see the clips try using […]
June 2, 2014
This 58 year old man with a long history of heart murmur and Class II heart failure symptoms presents with an acute CHF exacerbation. Describe the findings in these two images. What explains the acute decompensation? What is unusual about this particular presentation. (Remember, if you can’t see the clips try using Google Chrome as […]