Contrast Echocardiography and Carotid Vascular Ultrasound

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    Dr. Philip Liebson from the Rush University Medical Center moderated the topic "Contrast Echocardiography and Carotid Vascular Ultrasound" with Drs. Steven B. Feinstein from Rush University Medical Center, and Michael Main from St. Luke's Mid America Heart Institute participating.

    The discussion focused primarily on:
    (1) the development of various contrast agents,
    (2) use of contrast agents for evaluation of shunts,
    (3) the Valsalva maneuver,
    (4) December 2010 ICAEL standards,
    (5) the use of contrast agents to improve technically difficult echocardiograms,
    (6) the routine use of contrast agents in post-MI patients,
    (7) using contrast agents in stress testing, wall motion and myocardial perfusion,
    (8) impact of contrast agents in drug management,
    (9) using contrast agents in evaluating carotid arteries, and
    (10) contraindications for contrast agents.
    (Med Roundtable Cardiovasc Ed. 2011;2(1):15-21) ©2011 FoxP2 Media, LLC

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