Echocardiography for teaching cardiac physiology in practical student courses.

  title={Echocardiography for teaching cardiac physiology in practical student courses.},
  author={Markus Brunner and Thomas Moeslinger and Paul Gerhard Spieckermann},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  volume={268 6 Pt 3},
We have introduced echocardiography into the physiology courses for medical students to improve their understanding of cardiac physiology. Echocardiography allows a visualization of the events of the cardiac cycle and facilitates the correlation of anatomic structures with their physiological functions. The students record views on the human heart in the long and short axis, they follow wall and value motions, and they interpret the obtained data in correlation with electrocardiography and… CONTINUE READING
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