Case Studies In Small Animal

Cardiovascular Medicine

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Case 13

Echocardiograms

Right parasternal long-axis view

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Electronic calipers are measuring the thickness of the right ventricular free wall (15 mm). RV - right ventricular cavity; LV - left ventricular cavity; LA - left atrial cavity; RA - right atrial cavity.

Right parasternal short-axis view at the ventricles

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Right parasternal short-axis view at the base

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The electronic calipers are measuring the orifice size of the pulmonic valve annulus, which is small. RVOT - right ventricular outflow tract; Ao - aorta; MPA - main pulmonary artery.

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