The Why and How of Echo Bubble Studies

Learn how to correctly perform an echo bubble-study. Learn how to recognize a false-positive and false-negative bubble study. Learn about intra and extra-cardiac shunts: PFO, PLSVC, PAVM and more.

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  • 1
    Designation Statements
    • CME Information
    • References
    • Contrast Echo Guideline Paper - ASE 2014
    • ASD-PFO Guideline Paper - ASE 2015
  • 2
    What is a "Bubble Study"?
    • Introduction
    • Indications
    • Preparation
    • Injection
    • Best Window for Identifying Specific Pathology
    • Echo Bubble Study - Best Windows. Printable Page
    • Patient Instructions
    • Valsalva
    • Tips for Improving Image Quality
    • Self-Assessment: What is a bubble study?
  • 3
    Detection of Shunts
    • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
    • Transthoracic Echo (TTE) Visualization of the Interatrial Septum (IAS)
    • Positive Bubble Study
    • Positive Bubble Study Video
    • False Negative
    • PFO False Positive
    • Negative Jet
    • Color flow v. Bubble Studies
    • Self-Assessment: Detection of Shunts
    • PFO Summary
  • 4
    Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava
    • Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava
    • Subclavian Anatomy
    • PLSVC Bubble Study
    • Unroofed Coronary Sinus
    • Self Assessment: PLSVC
  • 5
    Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation (PAVM)
    • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations
    • PAVM: Signs, Symptoms and Complications
    • PAVM: Hemodynamics
    • PAVM: Echo Bubble Study
    • PAVM: Other Diagnostic Testing
    • PAVM Diagnosis Protocol
    • PAVM: Treatment
    • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
    • Self Assessment: Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • 6
    Guided Procedure Bubble Studies
    • Echo Guided Pericardiocentesis
    • Central Venous Line Control
  • 7
    Safety and Conclusion
    • Agitated Saline Safety
    • Identifying Shunts: Now What?
    • Conclusion
  • 8
    Evaluation Survey
    • Evaluation Survey

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