Echocardiogram in PLAX view with video

Echocardiogram in PLAX view with video

Echocardiogram in parasternal long axis (PLAX) view
Echocardiogram in parasternal long axis (PLAX) view

Echocardiogram still frame in parasternal long axis view demonstrating IVS: interventricular septum (with right ventricle above – not marked); Ao: aorta (root of aorta); LA: left atrium; Desc Ao: descending aorta in cross section; LV: left ventricle

Echocardiogram in parasternal long axis view 2
Echocardiogram in parasternal long axis view 2

Same view repeated for adding more annotations: AML: anterior mitral leaflet (closed position); AV: aortic valve leaflets (open position); Chordae: chordae tendinae attached to AML; Pap musc: papillary muscle of the left ventricle, attached to the chordae of AML; Posterior papillary muscle and chordae are seen just below that.

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