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    Measuring pericardial effusions

    I have just received another great topic idea from a reader asking about the technique for measuring pericardial effusions. There is often confusion about how to correctly measure free fluid in the pericardial space or…

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    Which axis is best to measure from?

    Happy New Year!! Let’s kick 2015 off with a reader question. Many measurements in Echo can be made from multiple locations (PLAX vs PSAX; A5C vs ALAX). Experienced sonographers will have a “favorite” way…