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The Annual State-of-the-Art Echo Course – Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)
March 21, 2016 - March 23, 2016
The 18th Annual State-of-the-Art Echo Course has been developed to review society guidelines for evaluation of cardiac structure and function. This course will familiarize attendees with recent technological advances in the field. Nationally renowned experts in echocardiography, valvular heart disease, and new imaging modalities will present the most up-to-date information, with hands-on demonstrations of basic and advanced Doppler offered on the first and second days. Participants are invited to present cases throughout the conference.
This course is intended for anesthesiologists, cardiologists, echocardiography technicians, and medical professionals who treat structural heart disease and/or are interested in a general review of echocardiography.
Topics to be covered include reviews of echo quantitation and appropriateness criteria for echo, valvular disease, cardiomyopathies, echocardiography in systolic and diastolic heart failure, pericardial disease, coronary artery disease and stress echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, 3-D echocardiography, invasive echocardiography (TEE and intracardiac echocardiography), and congenital heart disease cardiac masses.