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Atrial enlargement

May not be indicated in young patients who have no other symptoms or signs and whose arrhythmia breaks easily

Table 4 (Continued)

Clinical symptom Possible echocardiography or sign findings Indications for echocardiography

Atrial fibrillation Left atrial enlargement Indicated in patients with new atrial fibrillation or flutter who or flutter have not had a recent echocardiogram

Mitral stenosis Mitral regurgitation Left ventricular dysfunction/hypertrophy Pericardial abnormalities

ECG, electrocardiogram; WPW, Wolff-Parkinson-White.

Reproduced from Solomon SD. Principles of echocardiography. In: Braunwald E, Goldman L, eds. Primary Cardiology, 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Saunders-Elsevier, 2003.

Table 5

Clinical Utility of Echocardiography

Two Color flow dimensional Doppler Doppler CW Doppler TEE Stress

Table 5

Clinical Utility of Echocardiography

Two Color flow dimensional Doppler Doppler CW Doppler TEE Stress

Pericardial disease

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