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Echo-of-the-Day
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The Echo-of-the-Day is a presentation of 1 or more video loops to present an important topic in echocardiography. Please reveiw the image or video loops and then answer the questions below. After you have answered the questions you can view the explanation and obtain CME credit (if available).

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Preop Preop TEE or TTE
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Echo of the Day Information Table
IntraopEnd is usually a TEE after the Operation and after some event occured to show a change in the TEE
Aortic Regurgitation and More
Case#: 269
AMA CME Units: 0 Units
This EOTD didn't qualify for CME credits. .
Presentation:
A patient with tricuspid regurgitation presented with the following loops:
 
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Case Discussion
 
The echocardiographic findings are mild aortic insufficiency, a small right-to-left shunt, and a ventricular septal aneurysm (VSA),

A VSA is usually due to an old healed ventricular septal defect. A VSA can vary in size from very small to very large. A large VSA can cause RVOT outlet obstruction symptoms. A VSA is usually in the membranous portion of the interventricular septum.

Since VSA is small and the shunt is small, the recommendation is to leave the VSA alone unless obstructive symptoms occur or if the shunt become significant.
 
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