Contrast left ventricular apex shadow in echocardiography

2021-06-27 05:44 PM

Left ventricular apex technique in echocardiography

 

Apical four-chamber image obtained after intravenous administration of a perfluorocarbon contrast agent in a patient with apical aneurysms and calcifications. Note two different shadows arising from the heterogeneous apex of the left ventricular cavity. The dotted line represents the true left ventricular cavity boundary.