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EAE Teaching course on New echocardiographic techniques for myocardial function imaging

5-7 April 2012 - Sofia, Bulgaria

The European Association of Echocardiography (EAE)
organises a teaching course in collaboration with the Bulgarian Working Group of Echocardiography on 5-1 April 2012 in Sofia, Bulgaria 

This 3-day interactive course is dedicated to New echocardiographic techniques for myocardial function imaging.

Final Programme  I Main topics I Targeted audience I Venue I Format

Main topics

  • Tissue doppler and Speckle traking methods3D deformation imaging
  • Special applications of contrast echocardiography
  • Principles of left and right ventricular function assessment
  • Cardiac function under different loading conditions
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Myocardial deformation imaging in patients with heart failure
  • Myocardial deformation imaging in valvular heart diseases

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Targeted audience

This course is aimed at cardiologists in training and cardiologists in practice who work in the field of echocardiography and have a specific interest in myocardial function imaging to provide a high quality and authoritative review of the used techinques and current clinical applications. It will be focusing on the latest approaches on myocardial function imaging and 3D echocardiography with important theoretical but mainly very practical topics in daily clinical practice.


Inter Expo Center - 147, Tsarigradsko Chaussee Blvd - Sofia, Bulgaria


All topics will be adressed by state-of-the-art lectures and two hours live cases demonstrations by an international faculty of experts in the field. It willprovide the opprtunity to learn, update and have hands-on training with in-depth review of the subjects. Leading experts from Europe will be available for one to one interaction during the course.The course will be held in English.