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LP long axis

Apical 2-chamber

Short axis LV

Short axis, aorta

Four chamber

Subcostal




Short axis view, aortic valve


 

View example 1

View example 1

3D viewplane example

View plane notes:

The three leaflets of the aortic valve are seen "en face" with the left atrium behind the aortic root. During a portion of the cycle, it is possible to briefly see the opening motion of the pulmonary valve anterior to the aorta.

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July 10, 1999 (PL)
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