Parasternal long axis view - normal (transthoracic echocardiography)
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Images obtained with a low frequency phased array transducer in the third left intercostal space, with the probe marker directed toward the patient's right shoulder.
Image 1 (red labels) shows a normal parasternal long axis in early diastole
Image 2 (blue labels) shows a normal parasternal long axis in mid systole
Abbreviations: LA (left atrium), MV (mitral valve), ALMV (anterior leaflet, mitral valve), PLMV (posterior leaflet, mitral valve), LV (left ventricle), IVS (interventricular septum), PWLV (posterior wall, left ventricle), DA (descending aorta), AO (ascending aorta), AoV (aortic valve), RVOT (right ventricular outflow tract).
Normal scan for reference.