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Video 9-4: Recording of the LV at midpapillary level in parasternal short axis view for linear (M-mode) assessment of left ventricular function by TTE.

From: Critical Care Ultrasonography, Second Edition

LVEF is decreased by visual estimation and calculations (see Figures 9-11 and 9-12). TTE, transthoracic echocardiography; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LV, left ventricle.

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