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Mechanical index [Anatol J Cardiol]
Anatol J Cardiol. 2015; 15(4): 334-336 | DOI: 10.5152/akd.2015.6061  

Mechanical index

Taner Şen1, Omaç Tüfekçioğlu2, Yavuzer Koza3
1Department of Cardiology, Kütahya Evliya Çelebi Education and Research Hospital, Dumlupınar University; Kütahya-Turkey
2Department of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hospital; Ankara-Turkey
3Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University; Erzurum-Turkey

Mechanical index (MI) is a measure of acoustic power. It is generally omitted during routine echocardiographic imaging. By adjusting the MI, an echocardiographer can perform various contrast-specific imaging modalities during the same session. 
 

Keywords: mechanical index, echocardiography, bioeffect


Mekanik indeks

Taner Şen1, Omaç Tüfekçioğlu2, Yavuzer Koza3
1Department of Cardiology, Kütahya Evliya Çelebi Education and Research Hospital, Dumlupınar University; Kütahya-Turkey
2Department of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Hospital; Ankara-Turkey
3Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University; Erzurum-Turkey

Mekanik indeks, akustik gücün bir göstergesidir. Rutin bir ekokardiyografik görüntüleme sırasında genellikle göz ardı edilir. Mekanik indeksi ayarlayarak, bir eko operatörü aynı seansta birçok kontrast spesifik görüntüleme yöntemlerini uygulayabilir.

Anahtar Kelimeler: mekanik indeks, ekokardiyografi, biyoefekt


Taner Şen, Omaç Tüfekçioğlu, Yavuzer Koza. Mechanical index. Anatol J Cardiol. 2015; 15(4): 334-336


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