This position is used to study Heart Apex.
- Switch Echocardiography Simulator to B-Mode. Initially Simulator is set to B-Mode.
- Using Slider and Buttons <<Skeleton>> Choose appropriate transparency level.
- Choose position " Parasternal Short Apex " from the List <<Positions>> or
Find Left Parasternal View, Short axis at the level of Heart Apex with 3D Transducer
To obtain this position, first we have to find Left Parasternal View, Short Axis at the level of Papillary Muscles. Then tilt the Transducer little down.
Following heart structures are visualized on the screen:
- RV-Right ventricle.
- LV-Apex of Left Ventricle.