How to Assess the Right Heart

How to Assess the Right Heart

How to Assess the Right Heart

6/3/2016 - 6/3/2019

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This tutorial will review right ventricular assessment by transthoracic echocardiography. The primary focus will include techniques for optimal imaging while performing 2-D and Doppler measurements of right ventricular size and function. Finally, common caveats of echocardiographic imaging including innovative techniques will be reviewed.


  • Discuss practical tips for the assessment of right ventricular size and function with 2-D echocardiography
  • Describe cardiac Doppler evaluation of right-sided pressures and function
  • Recognize the benefits and challenges of right heart assessment by echocardiography
  • Demonstrate innovative techniques for optimal right heart assessment


Joshua G. Fosland, BS, RDCS
Assistant Supervisor
Echocardiography Laboratory
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


$20 - Streaming Video

$25 - Streaming Video and DVD

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