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LP long axis

Apical 2-chamber

Short axis LV

Short axis, aorta

Four chamber

Subcostal




Subcostal view


 

View example 1

3D viewplane example

View plane notes:

The subcostal view can be made to appear as if it were a tilted 4 chamber apical view. It provides nearly a perpendicular view of the interatrial septum which permits it to use doppler to interrogate potential shunts between those chambers.

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