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The role of echocardiography and ultrasound in the management of acute disease

In collaboration with EACVI


In the critical care setting, echocardiography differs from outpatient echocardiography in some key areas, with which the cardiologist must be familiar. It can be used to measure/monitor cardiac output, to determine abnormalities of cardiac physiology and coronary perfusion, as well as providing more standard anatomical information related to the diagnosis. As organs other than the heart may be considered too, emerging evidence suggests that lung US is a useful tool…

Learn more about the use of echocardiography in the management of various acute symptoms with the aim of improving patient experience and outcomes.

Some resources could be restricted to ACVC or EACVI Members. 


E-learning courses

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Acute Cardiovascular Care Congress Resources

ESC 365 visual

Access the session from Acute Cardiovascular care 2018 on: Great debate on STEMI: current controversies on antiplatelet management after the acute phase



Clinical Decision-Making Toolkit


Access the toolkit




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European Heart Journal - Acute Cardiovascular Care

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A selection of EACVI resources