Word of the Day – Atrioventricular (AV) node

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Atrioventricular (AV) node

Atrioventricular (AV) node – A group of cells in the heart located between the upper two chambers (the atria) and the lower two chambers (the ventricles) that regulates the electrical current that passes through it to the ventricles.

To learn more about Atrioventricular (AV) node, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming Adult Echo hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.

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Word of the Day – Atrial tachycardia

Atrial tachycardia – A type of arrhythmia that begins in the heart’s upper chambers (the atria) and causes a very fast heart rate of 160 to 200 beats a minute. A resting heart rate is normally 60 to 100 beats a minute. To learn more about Atrial tachycardia, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming Adult Echo hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.

Word of the Day – Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial septal defect – A hole in the wall of the heart separating the atria or in the wall of the heart separating the ventricles.

To learn more about Atrial septal defect, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming Adult Echo hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.

Word of the Day – Ascending Aorta

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Ascending Aorta

Ascending aorta – The first portion of the aorta, emerging from the heart’s left ventricle.

To learn more about Ascending aorta, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming Adult Echo hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.