four-chamber view

four-chamber view

An echocardiographic view that transects the heart approximately parallel with the anterior and posterior surfaces of the body, thus providing an image of all four chambers of the heart.
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Some of the views it provides are the aortic arch view, the three vessels and trachea view, left and right ventricular outflow tract views and the four-chamber view, among others.
These include the mid-esophageal four-chamber view, right ventricular inflow-outflow tract view, trans-gastric short axis and deep trans-gastric views.
Great artery short axis view, apical four-chamber view, parasternal four chamber view, and subcostal biatrial view were used in measuring the size of the defect.
With an apical four-chamber view as the starting point, the live 3-D imaging function is activated; the acquisition angle is adjusted to 72 degrees, and the volume is cropped along the z-axis to display the 3-D image of the four-chamber view.
MRI has a role in the measurement of accurate right and left ventricular volumes, he noted, and he suggested that a four-chamber view be used to detect wall-motion abnormalities.
It did not include a chapter describing the role of ultrasound in regional anaesthesia and gave only a very rudimentary description of echocardiography (which included an apical four-chamber view with the image inverted).
Anavekar and his associates to quantify right ventricular function using the apical, four-chamber view.