Analyze This Image: Summer in an Academic Institute

Ronald H Wharton, MD


August 25, 2016

The academic year has begun, and a newly minted cardiology fellow scans a patient who is severely short of breath in the middle of the night. The M-mode images are available for review. Note that the ejection period through the aortic valve measures 170 ms. Review the images and make a diagnosis.

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