POCUS IOTW: Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyPosted on: March 19, 2018, by : Joanna Cohen
This is a Parasternal View of the Heart, showing severe Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.
Check out the very thickened septum and Left Ventricular Wall (yellow arrows).
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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending/Director of Pediatric Ultrasound at Children's National Health System
Joanna is originally from NY where she attended medical school at Downstate in Brooklyn. She completed her pediatric residency at Johns Hopkins and made her way south to DC for PEM and ultrasound fellowships. She has remained in DC, making her home in Capitol Hill since 2005. She stays busy mostly attending youth soccer games with her three kids and running.