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Resources from EACVI teaching Course Bucharest 2010

Clinical applications of echocardiography: old and new

The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging ( formerly EAE) organised a teaching course in collaboration with the Romanian Working Group of Echocardiography on 15-17 April 2010 in Bucharest, Romania.

This 3-day course was dedicated to Clinical applications of echocardiography: old and new.
Read the final programme.

View the presented slides during the teaching course:

How to set up the echo lab? Dr Luigi Badano
How to set up the echo machine? Prof Jens Uwe Voigt
How to perform a standard echo examination? Assoc Prof Alan Fraser
Pitfalls and how to avoid them. Assoc Prof Ioan M. Comant
Is normal ejection fraction equivalent to normal systolic function? Prof Dragos Vinereanu
Assessment of LV geometry and function: the added value of 3D echo. Dr Luigi Badano
An integrated approach to study LV diastolic function. Dr Adriana Illesiu
Hypertensive heart disease and failure. Assoc Prof Alan Fraser
Bedside echo assessment of patients with myocardial infarction. Prof Maria Dorobantu
Assessment of ischemia and viability after myocardial infarction. Prof Jens Uwe Voigt
Dilated cardiomyopathy: diagnosis, prognosis, follow-up - the role of echo. Prof Aleksandar N. Neskovic
Assessment of cardiac dyssynchrony and selection of candidates for CRT. Prof Patrizio Lancellotti
Echocardiographic assessment of mitral stenosis. Dr Bogdan A. Popescu
Echocardiographic assessment of mitral regurgitation. Prof Patrizio Lancellotti
Advanced hemodynamic assessment of aortic stenosis. Prof Ehud Schwammenthal
How to assess aortic regurgitation? Prof Patrizio Lancellotti
The left atrium – how can echo help us? Dr Dragos Cozma
The right ventricle – echo update. Prof Jens Uwe Voigt
Respiratory maneuvers in echocardiography: clinical applications. Prof Carmen Ginghina
Pulmonary embolism: is echocardiography of any use? Prof Aleksandar N. Neskovic
(Why) are cardiac valves inherently three-dimensional? Prof Ehud Schwammenthal
Three-dimensional assessment of valvular heart disease. Prof Jose Luis Zamorano
Three-dimensional stress echo Dr Luigi Badano
Contrast echocardiography – current status and indications. Prof Jose Luis Zamorano
Speckle tracking echocardiography: principles and applications. Dr Bogdan A. Popescu
Ventricular-arterial coupling - why do we have to understand this when we assess cardiac function? Assoc Prof Alan Fraser
Anatomical considerations and imaging in candidates for percutaneous aortic valve implantation. Prof Ehud Schwammenthal