Cardiologists caution against limited echocardiogram use in outpatient settings

Limited echocardiograms have gained favour during the COVID pandemic, but the practice isn’t necessarily sufficient to detect structural heart disease in outpatient settings or for unselected indications, Australian cardiologists say. A study reviewing the efficacy of the “Quick Six”, a set of six images anecdotally considered the most important screening views for determining cardiac structure ...

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