Echo

Examples

Below are some images that are obtained by performing an echo.

  Image of the heart showing regional strain - a tool to assess cardiac function
  Colour M-mode in the assessment of cardiac synchrony 
 
 Tissue velocity imaging of the heart -
new technology to evaluate cardiac function and synchrony
   2D echocardiography -
the cornerstone of assessment of cardiac function

  • Professor Sanders says...

     
    Atrial fibrillation is a consequence of several reversible risk factors - high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, sleep apnoea, and excessive alcohol. Your management of atrial fibrillation must include strict control of these risk factors.