Case Study | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 21, 2016

Uncovering a clot — Clear 3-D imaging With Vivid S70 Elevates Diagnostic Views

This case study is from the Cardiac Imaging Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain. A woman in her early 60s came to the emergency room with left hemiparesis and her medical history suggested several reasons for concern. She was a sufferer of rheumatic valve disease since childhood and had a history of valve surgeries. They used 3-D echo to clearly identify a small thrombus covering part of the prosthetic ring, which had not been completely clear in the 2-D echo.

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