Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function

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Echocardiographic Evaluation of Diastolic Function

Topics

  • Diastology
  • Diastology and LV Inflow
  • Grading Diastolic Function; Stages and Classification
  • Contrast Ultrasound
  • Case Studies

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this enduring material activity, you should be able to accomplish the following:

  1. State the importance of  the echocardiographic evaluation of diastolic function
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of diastology
  3. List technical potential pitfalls in diastolic echo acquisition
  4. Demonstrate how to measure diastolic function
  5. Identify the degree of diastolic dysfunction during case review
  6. Demonstrate the use of contrast agents for left ventricular assessment, Doppler enhancement and to document LV structural abnormalities

 

Date of Original Release: 1/28/2015
This edition valid for credit through: 1/28/2018

Video Length: 0:43:00