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General principles of echocardiography Physics of ultrasound | Transducers | Settings of the echocardiography machine | Imaging Principles of Ultrasound | Image Storage principles | Artifacts and pitfalls of imaging | Biologic Effects of Ultrasound and Safety | Quality Assurance of Ultrasound Instruments | General principles of Doppler Echocardiography | Spectral Doppler | Continuous wave Doppler | Colour Doppler |
The echocardiographic examination Basic imaging principles | Transducer positions and views | M-Mode echo | Principles of echo measurements | Special echocardiography techniques | Anatomy of aorta | Anatomy of the Left ventricle | Anatomy of the Right ventricle | Anatomy of mitral valve | Anatomy of tricuspid valve | Anatomy of aortic valve | Effect on echo examination on arrhythmias and conduction disturbances
Assessment of Diameters, Volumes and Mass Assessment of Cardiac Diameters | Assessment of LV Volume | Assessment of right ventricular volumes | Left ventricular mass |
Non-invasive Hemodynamics Derived from Echo-Doppler Basic principles of non-invasive hemodynamics, volume and flow measurement | Normal Antegrade Intracardiac Flows | Assessment of Intracardiac Pressures | Continuity Equation | Pressure Half-Time Method | Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area (PISA) | Ventricular Contractility Assessment (dP/dt)) |
Assessment of Systolic Function Determinants of LV Performance | Global LV Systolic Function | Regional Systolic Function | Interdependence of LV and right ventricle | Global RV systolic function | Arterial-ventricular coupling evaluation by echocardiography |
Assessment of Diastolic Function Basic Principles of diastolic function assessment | Mitral flow | Pulmonary venous flow | Velocity flow propagation by colour M-mode | Echo-Doppler Approach to LV Diastolic Function |
Ischemic Heart Disease Coronary Anatomy and Function | Myocardial Ischemia | Myocardial Infarction |
Heart Valve Diseases Aortic stenosis | Aortic regurgitation | Pulmonary stenosis | Pulmonary regurgitation | Mitral stenosis | Mitral regurgitation | Mitral valve prolapse | Tricuspid stenosis | Tricuspid regurgitation | Prosthetic valves | Valvular Heart Disease Associated with Systemic Conditions | Infective endocarditis |
Cardiomyopathies Dilated cardiomyopathy | Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy | Restrictive cardiomyopathy | Infiltrative cardiomyopathy | Arrhythmogenic RV dysplasia | Takotsubo cardiomyopathy | Cardiac transplantation | Echo parameters in CRT patients selection | Myocarditis |
Systemic and Pulmonary Hypertensive Heart Disease Systemic Hypertension | Pulmonary Heart Disease (Cor Pulmonale) |
Pericardial Disease Pericardial effusion | Pericardial Tamponade | Constrictive pericarditis | Differential diagnosis constrictive pericarditis - restrictive cardiomyopathy | Pericardial Cysts | Congenital Absence of Pericardium |
Congenital Heart Disease Segmental Approach to congenital heart diseases | Congenital left ventricular outflow tract obstruction | Congenital right ventricular outflow tract obstruction | Atrial septal defects | Ventricular septal defect | Patent ductus arteriosus | Atrioventricular septal defects | Partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage | Persistent left superior vena cava | Ebstein’s Anomaly | Tetralogy of Fallot | Coarctation of aorta | Transposition of great arteries |
Masses, Tumors and Sources of Embolism Infectious Masses | Thrombi | Cardiac Tumors | Mitral annulus calcification | Cystic masses | Extracardiac “Masses” | Structures Mistaken for Abnormal Cardiac Mass | Echocardiography in cryptogenic stroke patients |
Diseases of the Aorta Aortic Dissection | Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms | Traumatic Injury of the Aorta | Aortic Atherosclerosis | Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysms |
Stress Echocardiography Basic Principles of stress echocardiography | Technical Aspects of stress echocardiography | Interpretative Aspects of stress echocardiography | Accuracy of stress echocardiography | Dipyridamole Stress Echo | Dobutamine Stress Echo | Prognostic Role of Stress Echo | Myocardial Viability | Stress Echo for Hemodynamics and Valve Disease | Exercise Echo | Pacing stress echo |
Contrast Echocardiography Bubble Physics, Pharmacology, Safety | Contrast Agents | Imaging Instrumentation for Contrast Agents |
Real-time Three-dimensional Echocardiography Comparison between 2D and 3D | 3D Instrumentation | 3D Display | 3D Quantitation |
Tissue Doppler and Speckle Tracking Technique of Tissue Doppler Imaging | Technique of Speckle tracking Imaging | Clinical applications of speckle tracking |
Systemic diseases and other Conditions Athlete’s Heart | Heart during pregnancy | Carcinoid heart disease | Hemochromatosis | Sarcoid | Amyloidosis | Rheumatoid arthritis | Systemic Lupus Erythematosus | Antiphospholipid syndrome | Ankylosing spondylitis | Marfan syndrome | Takayasu arteritis | Kawasaki disease | Hypereosinophilic syndrome (Löffler’s) | Churg-Strauss syndrome | Wegener’s granulomatosis | Endocrine diseases | HIV disease (AIDS) |
Principles of Quality Assessment in Echocardiography Principles of Quality Measurements |

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