Echo Extravaganza Part 3: The 5 E’s of Echocardiography

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Here’s comes another heaping helping of ultrasound highlights from our winter symposium’s echo extravaganza! In this serving, Dr. Heidi Kimberly teaches us how to identify and characterize the 5 E’s of echocardiography: effusion, ejection fraction, equality of the right and left ventricle, exit (aortic root) and entrance (IVC).


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Heidi Kimberly, MD

Director of Emergency Ultrasound

Department of Emergency Medicine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA



Edited and Posted by Jeffrey A. Holmes, MD