ULTRASOUND FOR THE VETERINARY PRACTITIONER
Self-Study DVD Series for Veterinarians
DISC 1

INTRODUCTION
GOALS OF A CARDIAC STUDY
OBJECTIVES OF THIS TRAINING

THE PATIENT
PATIENT INFORMATION
PATIENT PREPARATION 
PATIENT POSITIONING
ALTERNATIVE POSITIONS
THE TRANSDUCER
HOLDING THE TRANSDUCER
TYPES OF TRANSDUCERS
MOVING THE ULTRASOUND BEAM
USE OF PRESSURE
VIEW OBSTRUCTION BY RIBS
IMAGE DRIFT
RIGHT SIDE SHORT AXIS
OPTIMIZING THE IMAGE
ADJUSTING TO HEART AXIS
ORIENTATION
M MODE MEASUREMENTS: 
Left Ventricle


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LV M MODE MEASUREMENT
M MODE EVALUATION
EPSS
FIND THE 2 D MITRAL VALVE
AO/LA
FINDING THE 2 D AORTA

FINDING THE PULMONARY VALVE

COLORFLOW DOPPLER
WHAT IS COLORFLOW?
OPTIMIZING THE COLORFLOW IMAGE

SPECTRAL DOPPLER
WHAT IS SPECTRAL DOPPLER?
PULSED WAVE (PW) DOPPLER
WHAT IS PW DOPPLER?
OPTIMIZING THE DOPPLER IMAGE
CONTINUOUS WAVE (CW) DOPPLER
WHAT IS CW DOPPLER?

PRESSURE GRADIENTS
WHAT IS A PRESSURE GRADIENT?
STENOSIS
INSUFFICIENCIES

TUMOR CHECK

General Cardiac Exam  3 DVD Disc Set  
Table of Contents
DISC 3

RIGHT SIDE LONG AXIS
FINDING THE RIGHT SIDE LONG AXIS
ORIENTATION
2 D ANATOMY
RA/LA MEASUREMENT
M MODE MEASUREMENTS
LV
EPSS
AO/LA

2 D MEASUREMENTS

LEFT APICAL VIEWS
FINDING THE LEFT APICAL VIEW
ORIENTATION
2 D ANATOMY
VALVE FLOW MEASUREMENTS
SIMPSON’S RULE

ANIMATED HEART

QUICK REFERENCE GUIDELINES
MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY
VALVULAR STENOSIS
SUBVALVULAR STENOSIS
FELINE CARDIAC DISEASE

CONCLUSION