Case Studies In Small Animal

Cardiovascular Medicine

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Case 17

Continuous wave Doppler echocardiogram

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This is a continuous wave Doppler taken from the center of the jet seen with color flow Doppler on the previous page. Peak velocity occurs in systole and is 5.13 meters/second (pressure gradient = 105 mm Hg). Note that flow occurs throughout systole and diastole.

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