Mark Harry RDCS, RVT, REEGT begins the sixth module in the Cardiac Hemodynamic series with a review of etiology and current diagnostic criteria. Techniques for determining mitral valve 2-D area, mean gradient, and pressure half time are covered, including the limitations of the mitral valve continuity equation. The echocardiographic scoring system in evaluation for percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty is discussed. The module concludes with a case presentation detailing evaluation of mitral valve stenosis.
Viewing Time: 40 minutes
Customized Review: 30 minutes
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CME: This module is approved for 1.25 SDMS CME