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EACVI Teaching Course on Echocardiography by the EACVI Club 35

18 October 2014 - Sofia, Bulgaria

The EACVI Club 35 organised a teaching course, in collaboration with the Bulgarian Working Group of Echocardiography, on the 18 October 2014 - Sofia, Bulgaria

This 1-day teaching course with hands on sessions focused on basic knowledge and advance insight into:

  • 3D Echocardiography
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Diastolic function
  • Stress echo
  • Speckle tracking


Resources from the course

You could not attend the course?

View the presented slides during the teaching course:

Presentation Author
Principles of speckle-tracking echocardiography - How does it work, what does it add? Associate. Prof. Bogdan A. Popescu
Clinical applications of LV deformation analysis Associate. Prof. Bogdan A. Popescu
How to measure right ventricular deformation? - Does it have an added value in comparison to standard techniques? Dr. Denisa Muraru
Practical session with hands-on tutorial on workstations: speckle-tracking echocardiography Associate. Prof. Bogdan A. Popescu & Dr. Iana Simova
3D echocardiography for assessing heart chambers Dr. Denisa Muraru
3D echocardiography for assessing heart valves Dr. Raluca Dulgheru
Practical session with hands-on tutorial on workstations: 3D echocardiography Dr. Denisa Muraru & Dr. Raluca Dulgheru
Different stress echocardiography modalities Dr. Maurizio Galderisi
Aortic stenosis in the setting of normal or reduced ejection fraction - Role of stress echocardiography  Dr. Iana Simova
Organic and functional mitral regurgitation - Difference in severity estimation and management Dr. Yoto Yotov
How to assess diastolic function in different clinical situations? Dr. Rumiana Radoslavova
Athlete’s heart - How to differentiate sport physiology from pathology? Dr. Maurizio Galderisi


Find find the full programme.

Targeted Audience

Cardiologists in training, cardiologists with interest in echocardiography.


Vitosha Park Hotel, Bulgaria, Sofia.

FORMAT & Language

The full day teaching course was conducted in English and included hands-on sessions with 30 work stations provided by GE.