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Video 24-7: This image shows a pericardial effusion from parasternal sort-axis window with sufficient fluid to permit safe pericardiocentesis.

From: Critical Care Ultrasonography, Second Edition

The 3.5 MHz transducer is in a parasternal position to obtain a parasternal short-axis view of the heart.

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Author(s) Peter Doelken, Paul H. Mayo
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