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Articles

Title: Hand-carried cardiac ultrasound. What's new?

Author:
Anna Budaj, Renata Główczyńska
Type:
Review articles
Language:
PL
Journal:
Polish Journal of Cardiology
Year:
2006
Volume:
8
Number:
4
Start page:
275
Final page:
277
ISSN:
1507-5540
Keywords:
hand-carried cardiac ultrasound
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The first report on clinical application of hand-carried cardiac ultrasound (HCU) was published in 1978. Recently significant technological development allowed construction of echocardiographic systems that enabled better imaging and provided new doppler techniques. The utility of HCU in obtaining basie echocardiographic parameters has been proven both in hospital and outpatient settings.The aim of this review isto summarize recent selected publications regarding clinical application of HCU.