ULTRASOUND FOR THE VETERINARY PRACTITIONER
Self-Study DVD Series for Veterinarians
CANINE Mitral Regurgitation
The skills presented in General Cardiac Exam are prerequisite for the best use of this DVD:
1. You need to be able to acquire right short axis, right long axis and left apical views.
2. You have to be able to make standard M mode and 2-D measurements.
3. You have to be able to use spectral (PW and CW) Doppler for flow studies
4. You need to understand use of Colorflow Doppler
CURRENT BLOOD WORK
LV MEASUREMENTS MV
2 D LA:AO RATIO
PULMONARY ARTERIES & VEINS
is intended to help you diagnose, stage, and treat mitral regurgitation, the most common cardiac disease you are likely to see in daily practice. I also discuss common cardiac medications and anesthesia considerations for your cardiac patients. During 1 1/2 hours of instruction using over 100 video clips and 40 stills and animations I help you make sense of the information you gather in a cardiac exam for mitral regurgitation.
The following is an outline of topics that are covered:
COLORFLOW OF JET
RIGHT LONG CF OF CENTRAL JET RIGHT LONG CF OF ECCENTRIC JET LEFT APICAL CF OF CENTRAL JET CW ENVELOPE STRENGTH PRESSURE GRADIENT OF CW
RUPTURE OF CHORDAE TENDINAE
ANESTHESIA WITH MI