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Table 1 Criteria used in the screening of patients for eligibility

From: Assessment of cardiac pathology by point-of-care ultrasonography performed by a novice examiner is comparable to the gold standard

Patients eligible for inclusion fulfilled one of the following criteria
Pericardial exudate ≥ 10 mm
Left Ventricle (end-diastolic diameter) ≥ 62 mm
Right Ventricle (end-diastolic diameter) ≥ 42 mm or ≥ LVEDD
Myocardial thickness ≥ 13 mm
Ejection fraction ≤ 0.40
Aortic stenosis (maximum flow velocity) ≥ 3 m/s
Normal standard echocardiography