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Misdiagnosis or Missed Diagnosis: Digging Out the “Near-Field Clutter” Artifact in a Patient with Stroke

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CASE - Near-field clutter (NFC) or artifact is a frequently encountered ultrasound artifact, but scarce literature exists on the exact mechanism(s) governing this artifact. In particular,...

Identification of Need for Ultrasound Enhancing Agent Study (the IN-USE Study)

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Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography - Ultrasound enhancing agents (UEAs) are routinely used to improve transthoracic echocardiographic (TTE) image quality, yet anticipation of UEA need is a barrier to their...

From Doppler to Dante: Common and Avoidable Malfeasance in Echocardiography

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Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography - “Abandon all hope ye who enter here.”—Dante Alighieri, The Divine ComedyIn The Divine Comedy, the Roman poet Virgil guides Dante through the gates of...

PubMed - Background: Stroke remains a devastating complication of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), which has persisted despite refinements in technique and increased operator experience. While...

Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma when jumping from aircraft: randomized controlled trial

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The BMJ - Objective To determine if using a parachute prevents death or major traumatic injury when jumping from an aircraft. Design Randomized controlled trial. Setting Private...