One-dimensional echocardiography

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It shows the time course of the motion of the cardiac structures crossed by the ultrasound beam. Its importance is currently declining.

Left ventricular M-mode longitudinal parasternal view.


  1. measurement of cardiac compartment size + ventricular wall thickness,
  2. assessment of contractility of the imaged parts of the myocardium,
  3. assessment of motion + valve structure.[1]

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  1. DÍTĚ, P.. Vnitřní lékařství. 2. edition. Praha : Galén, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7262-496-6.

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