With version 4.7, I added some calculators for regurgitant fraction and effective regurgitant orifice area. Find these calculators under Valves → Native Valves → AI, MR, TR, or PI, and then click on the calculator icon at the top right. Here's an example (red box) on the mitral regurgitation...

EchoTools’ 4th Birthday!

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Four years ago, the initial archive for EchoTools was approved by the Apple App Store for iOS distribution. Since then, I've received so much positive feedback from residents, fellows, and other physicians interested in ultrasonography and echocardiography about how this app has helped them on the wards, in the...

Finally Utilizing Git

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I've been working on EchoTools since my fellowship days by saving all source code to my iCloud Drive. This allowed me to keep my files synchronized across the computers I use; however, I couldn't really keep track of what code modifications I made over time. Plus I always ran...

Version 4.2

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I've been trying to get better at reading selective coronary angiograms and have incorporated some of the "basic" views under the References section of EchoTools 4.2. I started sections on hemodynamics, ultrasound physics, and cardiac equations in a previous version which I want to complete by version 4.3 or...

Cleaning Up Xcode Elements

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I'm spending a few hours cleaning up the backend of EchoTools on XCode: random View Controller titles that are missing, haphazardly arranged storyboard elements, media files that are in different folders, etc.With the next version, I'm going to work on the "References" tab a bit. Thinking about adding some...