SN Window

Suprasternal LAX of aorta

Place the transducer in the patient’s suprasternal notch with the transducer image marker toward the patient’s left ear. Steep inferior and anterior angle is often necessary.


Suprasternal SAX of aorta

From the Suprasternal LAX of the aorta view, rotate the transducer image marker ~90° until the right pulmonary artery is elongated. Slight adjustments in angle and rotation maybe necessary to demonstrate all the structures for this view optimally.