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Squatting is an excellent hemodynamic adaptation in patients with TOF. Children with TOF assume this posture   in  a natural and effortless manner . For years cardiologists are fascinated by this maneuver  and the mechanism by which it gives relief  to those patients with TOF.

Now , we have realised  this posture  has a new diagnostic role in echocardiography ! This paper was presented in the recently concluded  Annual scientific sessions of cardiological society of India held in Kolkatta December 2010

Download  the full   presentation in PDF  format  (  Squat Echo)

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