Adult TTE Protocol

We follow Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transthoracic Echocardiographic Examination in Adults: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography

Recommended images for complete adult 2D transthoracic echocardiography with Doppler

11 images

Parasternal Long-Axis View

3 images

RV Inflow View

10 images

Parasternal Short-Axis View

16 images

Apical 4-Chamber View

4 images

Apical 5-Chamber View

3 images

Apical 2-Chamber View

5 images

Apical 3-Chamber (Long-Axis)

5 images

Subcostal View

Recommended exam time is approximately 40 minutes

Additional off-axis 2D image/color Doppler imaging may be performed as needed to supplement standard views

Other views as indicated for further clarification or assessment of specific pathologies can be taken

  • Suprasternal notch Long-axis view of the aortic arch Pulsed-wave Doppler in descending aorta in cases of aortic regurgitation

  • Right parasternal view Long-axis view to evaluate the ascending aorta

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