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Video 9-2: Cardiac recording in apical four-chamber view for biplane Simpson’s calculations of LV systolic function (SV, LVEF%).

From: Critical Care Ultrasonography, Second Edition

Notice apical two- and four-chamber views are in the planes perpendicular to each other, thus providing reasonable volume estimates. LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LV, left ventricle; SV, stroke volume.

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Author(s) Alexander B. Levitov, Paul H. Mayo, Louis Vastardis
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