Saffy Appleby

 

 

PATIENT: Saffy Appleby

 

HISTORY: cough, ?cardiac or respiratory disease

 

Abdominal U/S

 

Not Applicable

Echocardiography

SUMMARY

 Normal cardiac structure and function; a pronounced sinus arhythmia is unusual in a patient restrained for echocardiography and is suggestive of primary respiratory disease

B-MODE

 

Comments:  cardiac chambers, valves and outflow tracts appear normal and systolic function is good.  Heart rate is approximately 70-80bpm, sinus arhythmia.  Patient is tachypnoeic and shaking intermittently

LA:Aortic ratio (RPS SA, normal <1.6) 1.4

 

LA:Ao ratio (RPS LA, normal <2.5) 2.2

 

M-MODE

 

FS 24%, EPSS 0.1cm.

 

WALL THICKNESS AND CHAMBER DIMENSIONS COMMENTS: lvdd 3.7cm

 

COLOUR DOPPLER

 

 No abnormal jets or turbulent flow demonstrated

 

SPECTRAL DOPPLER

 

MITRAL INFLOW: E 0.8m/s A 0.6m/s. Mitral Regurgitation? no

 

AORTIC OUTFLOW: Max Velocity 1.2m/s. Aortic Insufficiency? no

 

TRICUSPID INFLOW: Tricuspid Insufficiency? no

 

PULMONIC OUTFLOW Max Velocity 0.9m/s. Pulmonic Insufficiency? no

 

 

U/S Guided Samples: Results

Not Applicable.

ECG
Not Applicable.

Endoscopy
Not Applicable.

Other

Not Applicable

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