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Diagnostic accuracy of pocket-size handheld echocardiographs used by cardiologists in the acute care setting

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Müller, Hajo
Keller, Pierre-Frédéric
Published in European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 2013, vol. 14, no. 1, p. 38-42
Abstract Pocket-size echographs may be useful for bedside diagnosis in acute cardiac care, but their diagnostic accuracy in this setting has not been well tested. Our aim was to evaluate this tool in patients requiring an urgent echocardiogram.
Keywords Aortic Valve/ultrasonographyCardiology/trendsEchocardiography/instrumentationEchocardiography, Doppler/instrumentation/methodsEmergency Service, HospitalEquipment DesignHeart Failure/diagnosis/ultrasonographyHumansMiniaturizationMitral Valve/ultrasonographyPericardial Effusion/diagnosis/ultrasonographyPoint-of-Care SystemsPredictive Value of TestsReproducibility of ResultsSensitivity and SpecificitySeverity of Illness IndexTricuspid Valve/ultrasonography
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TESTUZ, Ariane Marie et al. Diagnostic accuracy of pocket-size handheld echocardiographs used by cardiologists in the acute care setting. In: European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging, 2013, vol. 14, n° 1, p. 38-42. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:78065

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