Baykaner Tina

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Mitral stenosis

Preliminary Diagnosis: Mitral stenosis I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Transthoracic echocardiography II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosis of mitral stenosis. Advantages Most accurate approach to diagnosis Echocardiography reveals leaflet thickening, symmetric fusion of the commissures, and doming of the anterior mitral leaflet. Left atrial enlargement may…

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