Intro TTE: Name the vieww

 

Instructions

Below are shown several video clips of transthoracic views. Look at each video and decide which TTE view is presented. To see the answer, double click on the video or click the answer tab at the very bottom of the page to see all of the answers together. If you are having difficulty, some helpful hints are at the bottom of the page.

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Helpful hints:

When the LV apex is seen at the top, closest to the transducer, it must be an apical view.

When the liver is seen, you are in a subcostal window.

The two papillary muscles are found at the level of the mid ventricle in any short axis view.

If no heart is seen, you are usually dealing with a suprasternal view.

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1. Apical 4 Chamber
2. Suprasternal Notch, Long Axis Arch View
3. Parasternal Long Axis at the mid left ventricle
4. Apical 5 Chamber
5. Subcostal Short Axis, Mid Ventricle level
6. Apical 2 Chamber
7. Parasternal Long Axis, PA long axis
8. Subcostal view, IVC
9. Apical 3 Chamber
10.Subcostal Short Axis, at the aortic/tricuspid/pulmonic valve
11.Parasternal Long axis, RV inflow view
12.Parasternal Short Axis at the apex
13.Suprasternal Notch, Short Axis
14.Parasternal Long Axis, High Aortic View