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Advanced Echocardiography for the Critical Care PhysicianAdvanced Echocardiography Technique: Part 2: Part 2

Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP; Seth J. Koenig, MD, FCCP; Paul H. Mayo, MD, FCCP
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From the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, the Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY

Correspondence to: Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, 410 Lakeville Rd, Ste 107, New Hyde Park, NY 11040; e-mail: mnarasimhan@nshs.edu


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Chest. 2014;145(1):135-142. doi:10.1378/chest.12-2442
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This article is the second part of a series that describes practical techniques in advanced critical care echocardiography and their use in the management of hemodynamic instability. Measurement of left ventricular function and segmental wall motion abnormalities, evaluation of left ventricular filling pressures, assessment of right-sided heart function, and determination of preload sensitivity, including passive leg raising, are discussed. Video examples help to demonstrate techniques described in the text.

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Video 3. RV enlargement

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Video 4. D-shaped Left Ventricle

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Video 5. PASP determination

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Video 6. Brachial Artery

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