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The programme will encompass a mix of lectures, case-based presentations, and hands-on sessions guided by the Faculty.
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This course is dedicated to doctors, either in training or consultants, interested in improving their knowledge and skills in 2D and 3D echocardiography. This course will also serve those who aim to obtain the EACVI certification in TOE.
The Course programme encompasses a mix of lectures, case-based presentations with multiple-choice questions, and two types of hands-on practical workshops: image acquisition and optimisation on TOE simulators; and image post-processing performed by attendees on dedicated workstations and guided by Faculty.
Upon completion of this course program, participants will be better able to:
The course is designed for:
Course Directors: Dr. Denisa Muraru (IT), Prof. Erwan Donal (FR), Prof. Bogdan A. Popescu (RO)
Faculty: Dr. Victoria Delgado (NE), Prof. Leyla Elif Sade (TU), Dr. Ralph Stephan Von Bardeleben (GE)
This scientific programme may be subject to changes.
12:00-13:00 Welcome Lunch13:00-13:15 Welcome and Introduction of the CourseSession I13:15-13:45 Introduction to TOE: added value and clinical indications13:45-14:15 EACVI recommendations on procedure, safety issues and reporting14:15-14:45 Standard TOE views and image protocols: a step-by-step approach 14:45-15:15 3D TOE imaging acquisition and display: a practical guide 15:15 – 15:30 Coffee break15:30 – 17:30 Hands-on sessions
08:00-08:30 Left heart chambers 08:30-09:00 Mitral valve09:00-09:30 Aortic valve 09:30-10:00 Prostheses10:00–10:30 Coffee break10:30–12:30 Hands-on sessions12:30–14:00 Lunch breakSession III14:00-14:30 Endocarditis14:30-15:00 Masses and sources and embolism 15:00-15:30 Acute aortic syndromes15:30-16:00 Right heart16:00-16:30 Coffee break16:30–18:30 Hands-on sessions
Session IV 08:00-08:30 TAVR08:30-09:00 MitraClip 09:00-09:30 ASD/PFO and LAA closure09:30-10:00 Paravalvular leaks10:00–10:30 Coffee break10:30–12:30 Hands-on sessions12:30 End of CourseLunchbox and grouped transportation by bus from the European Heart House to Nice Airport.
Recommended airport: Nice Airport
The European Heart House
2035 Route des Colles
Les Templiers - BP 179
Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
The registration fee includes:
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Requests received less than 6 weeks prior to the course date, remain subject to availability.
The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its Educational Programmes up to 2 months prior to the programme starting date. The ESC will not reimburse any travel or accommodation costs incurred by registered participants in the event of a programme cancellation under any circumstances.
Up to 6 weeks prior to the course and upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus a 25% of administrative charge, will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is done less than 6 weeks before the course start date. In the event of the cancellation of a course by the ESC, the full registration fee will be refunded. The ESC is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.
This educational programme is accredited for 16 CME Credit(s). Each participant should claim only those hours of credits that have actually been spent in the educational activity.
Find out more about CME and accreditation.
European Society of Cardiology
European Heart HouseLes Templiers2035 Route des CollesCS 80179 Biot
06903, Sophia Antipolis, FR
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