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Review Question Answers

    1)  Which view is illustrated by the image below?

    1. Three chamber view
    2. Aortic view
    3. Vertical long axis view
    4. Horizontal long axis view
    5. Short axis view

    Answer: A. This image demonstrates the three chamber view. It is obtained by selecting an image in the coronal plane through the aortic root and then choosing a plane which is perpendicular to the plane of the aortic valve.

    2)  Which of the following are obtained by using an image in the axial plane?

    1. Horizontal long axis view
    2. Short axis view
    3. Vertical long axis view
    4. Three chamber view

    Answer: C. The vertical long axis view is obtained from axial images. Additionally, the aortic view is also obtained from axial images.

    The next 3 questions refer to the following image:


    3)  The left common carotid artery is labeled:

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5

    Answer: C. The left common carotid is labeled "3" in the figure.

    4)  The label "5" in the figure is demonstrating which structure?

    1. Left brachiocephalic vein
    2. Trachea
    3. Left subclavian artery
    4. Brachiocephalic artery
    5. Esophagus

    Answer: C. The structure labeled "5" is the left subclavian artery.

    5)  True or false: The structure labeled "4" is a venous structure.

    Answer: A. True - the structure labeled "4" in the figure is the right brachiocephalic vein.

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