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Director of Cardiac Imaging at @Lee_Health Heart Institute @ACCinTouch #ACCImaging Leadership. Vice-Chair #CBCMR @APCA_council Vice-Chair #ACCLatinAmerica
Aug 20, 2018 • 24 tweets • 11 min read
Evaluation of Cardiac Masses:
A Tweetorial for #FITSurvivalGuide 🚨 #ACCImaging @ASE360 @SCMR @journalofCMR @ACCinTouch
Dedicated:@dr_chirumamilla & all #ACCFIT in #CardioTwitter
Main Ref: link.springer.com/article/10.100… Palaskas, et al. Curr Treat Options Cardio Med (2018) 20: 29. Usually, it all starts with an abnormal finding in an echo suggestive of intracavitary mass. How can we tell one from the other? It can be confusing.
Jun 29, 2018 • 14 tweets • 9 min read
Artifacts in a nutshell 👽👾

A Tweetorial...
Dedicated to @bcostelloMD, @RezaEmaminia & all the great #FITs stressed out by #EchoBoards @ASE360 #carrotsquad
Images and some of the content from Bertrand, et al. JASE 2016;29:381-91. onlinejase.com/article/S0894-… Ultrasound waves need a media to travel. Our tissues are that media. All tissues have different acoustic impedances. Air, fat, water, blood, muscle, bone listed in increasing impedance. Always there will be reflected & refracted waves as it traverses different tissue layers.
Jun 26, 2018 • 9 tweets • 11 min read
#ASE2018 @ASE360 Evaluation of Cardiac Masses by me😂🥕❤️☄️