Echocardiographic examination

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New examination
Left ventricle
LV diastolic function
Right ventricle
RV pressure
Kinetics and effusion
Atria and IVC
Aorta
AV
MV
TV
PV
Summary
Values
Views

Echocardiographic examination

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New
LV
LV diastole
RV
RV pressure
Kinetics
Atria
Aorta
AV
MV
TV
PV
Summary
Values
Views

Aorta

AoA (Aortic annulus diameter) echo PLAX view - zoom aortic valve

AoA

Aortic annulus diameter

AoSV (Aortic sinuses of valsalva diameter) echo PLAX view - zoom aortic valve

AoSV

Aortic sinuses of valsalva diameter

AoSTJ (Aortic sinotubular junction diameter) echo PLAX view - zoom aortic valve

AoSTJ

Aortic sinotubular junction diameter

AoPxA (Proximal ascending aorta diameter) echo PLAX view - zoom aortic valve

AoPxA

Proximal ascending aorta diameter

AoArch (Aortic arch diameter) SSN (Suprasternal notch) - aortic arch

AoArch

Aortic arch diameter

AoDesc (Descending aorta diameter) Subcostal long-axis view - abdominal aorta

AoDesc

Descending aorta diameter

References:

Recommendations for Cardiac Chamber Quantification by Echocardiography in Adults: An Update from the ASE and EACVI (2015)

Recommendations for the Evaluation of LV Diastolic Function by Echocardiography: An Update from the ASE and EACVI (2016)

Recommendations on the use of echocardiography in adult hypertension: a report from the EACVI and the ASE (2015)

Recommendations on the Echocardiographic Assessment of Aortic Valve Stenosis: A Focused Update from the EACVI and the ASE (2017)

ASE Recommendations for Noninvasive Evaluation of Native Valvular Regurgitation (2017)

Guidelines for performing a comprehensive TTE examination in adults: Recommendations from the ASE (2018)

Guidelines for the Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Heart in Adults: ASE, EACVI, ESC, CSE (2010)

Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism ESC, ERS (2019)

Echocardiography in aortic diseases: EAE recommendations for clinical practice (2010)

Echocardiographic assessment of valve stenosis: EAE/ASE recommendations for clinical practice (2009)

ESSENTIAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease

Coronary Artery Territories (Echocardiography Illustrated Book 4)

AoA
mm

Aortic annulus diameter

AoSV
mm

Aortic sinuses of valsalva diameter

AoSTJ
mm

Aortic sinotubular junction diameter

AoPxA
mm

Proximal ascending aorta diameter

AoArch
mm

Aortic arch diameter

AoDesc
mm

Descending aorta diameter

AoA (Aortic annulus diameter) echo PLAX view - zoom aortic valve

AoA

Aortic annulus diameter

  • PLAX (zoomed AV).
  • Mid-systole (ECG: The beginning of T wave).
  • Measure at insertion point of right and non-coronary.
  • Method: Inner edge to inner edge
Aorta (Size)
Variable Abnormal
AoA

Aortic annulus diameter

20 - 31mm
AoSV

Aortic sinuses of valsalva diameter

29 - 45mm
AoSTJ

Aortic sinotubular junction diameter

22 - 36mm
AoPxA

Proximal ascending aorta diameter

22 - 36mm
AoArch

Aortic arch diameter

22 - 36mm
AoDesc

Descending aorta diameter

20 - 30mm