Chapter 1

Right-heart basics

The right heart has some essential functions but is often forgotten about in echocardiography. Here, you’ll learn essential right-heart basics so you can visualize it like a pro.
6 Lessons (20m 55s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

The right ventricle

In this chapter, you will learn how to assess the morphology and function of the right ventricle using echocardiography.
  • Viewing a healthy right ventricle
  • Viewing distinctive structures in the right ventricle
  • Measuring the right ventricle
  • Recognizing poor systolic function
  • Measuring function with 2D echocardiography
  • Measuring function with additional tools
  • Using septal motion as a guide
  • The right ventricle quiz
8 Lessons (29m 47s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 3

The right atrium

In this chapter, you will learn how to use echocardiography to analyze the right atrium as well as how to assess carcinoid heart syndrome.
  • Recognizing a healthy right atrium
  • Measuring the right atrium
  • Seeing holes in the interatrial septum
  • Seeing unusual shapes
  • Diagnosing carcinoid heart syndrome
  • The right atrium quiz
6 Lessons (20m 59s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 4

Valves of the right heart

In this chapter, you will be able to review the anatomy and function of the different valves of the right heart.
  • Reviewing the valves of the right heart
  • Distinguishing the characteristics of the tricuspid valve
  • Interpreting pulmonary valve function
  • Reviewing the role of the pulmonary artery
  • Identifying the anatomy of the pulmonary artery
  • Using the best echocardiography views to assess the valves
  • Valves of the right heart quiz
7 Lessons (19m 46s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 5

Pressures in the right heart

There are several methods to estimate the right-sided intracardiac pressures. In this chapter, we will give you a detailed overview of how to perform and use each method.
  • Inferring right-heart pressures using tricuspid regurgitation
  • Using pulmonary regurgitation to infer right-heart pressures
  • Estimating right atrial pressure
  • Using the pulmonary artery acceleration curve
  • Pressures in the right heart quiz
5 Lessons (24m 00s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 6

New imaging modalities

As we learn more about the right heart, new methods to analyze it start to appear. These may already be in use for the left ventricle. Here, we look at them under a new light.
  • Reviewing 3D imaging technology
  • Using 3D imaging to visualize the right heart
  • Reviewing strain analysis
  • Using strain to study function
  • New imaging modalities quiz
  • Echo Masterclass: The Right Heart outro
6 Lessons (18m 55s), 1 Quiz