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How to assess congestion by ultrasound? - Clinical cases, practical tips and potential pitfalls

EACVI webinar

12/04/2019 18:00 12/04/2019 19:00 Europe/Paris How to assess congestion by ultrasound? - Clinical cases, practical tips and potential pitfalls European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging DD/MM/YYYY
European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging


Join Dr. Luna Gargani, Dr. Pierpaolo Pellicori and Prof. Aleksandar Neskovic

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Learning objectives

  • To learn how to rapidly identify congestion during an echocardiographic exam by assessing the presence and number of B-lines
  • To discuss the clinical value of lung ultrasound d for diagnosis, monitoring and prognostic stratification of HF patients
  • To learn how to assess intravascular congestion by inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter or the ratio of internal jugular vein (IJV) diameter before and during Valsalva maneuver.


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Free for EACVI Silver Members



gargani_luna-2015.jpgDoctor Luna Gargani
Institute Of Clinical Physiology-Cnr
Cardiology Department
Pisa, Italy

placeholder-faces.jpgDoctor Pierpaolo Pellicori
University of Glasgow
Robertson Centre for Biostatistics
Glasgow, United Kingdom


neskovic_aleksandar n-2015.jpgProfessor Aleksandar Neskovic
Aleksandar N. Neskovic, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC
Professor of Medicine and Cardiology
Chairman, Clinic of Internal medicine/Interventional Cardiology
Clinical Hospital Center Zemun-Belgrade
Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia


Session information

This webinar addresses the EACVI Community but also cardiologists wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.

To answer the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).