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Archives of cardiovascular diseases
Volume 108, n° 3
pages 197-205 (mars 2015)
Doi : 10.1016/j.acvd.2015.01.002
Received : 27 November 2014 ;  accepted : 13 January 2015
Pocket-sized focused cardiac ultrasound: Strengths and limitations
Échoscopie à l’aide d’échographe de poche : avantages et inconvénients

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Figure 1 : 

Images acquired in patients admitted with breathlessness showing (A) left ventricular dilatation, (B) pleural effusion, (C) hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and (D) normal FCU. FCU: focused cardiac ultrasound.

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Figure 2 : 

Images acquired in patients with circulatory failure – subcostal view – showing (A) normal inferior vena cava diameter (arrow) and (B) pericardial effusion (arrow).

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Figure 3 : 

Images acquired in patients referred for a murmur in the outpatient's clinic showing (A) pathological mitral regurgitation (arrow) and (B) normal FCU with no valve disease on colour Doppler. FCU: focused cardiac ultrasound.

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