Echocardiography – A Comprehensive Review – Videos + PDF

Echocardiography – A Comprehensive Review – Videos + PDF

Oakstone Clinical Review

Achieve better clinical outcomes with this expertly informed CME program that delivers the latest best practices for the effective use of echocardiography.

Use Echocardiography to Improve Clinical Outcomes

In this Oakstone comprehensive review, you’ll get expert information on the principles and current clinical practice of echocardiography to help you prepare for exams and earn CME credits from your home or office.

Used correctly, echocardiography is an important tool that can improve clinical outcomes in cardiac patients. Oakstone’s Echocardiography – A Comprehensive Review will help you:

  • Select the right patients for echocardiography
  • Understand clinical indications and quality assurance issues
  • Recognize clinical uses, advantages, potential complications, and limitations of new available modalities
  • Know the techniques needed to evaluate various diseases and disorders
  • Summarize the characteristic findings of diseases of the myocardium
  • Discuss the role of echocardiography in the intraoperative, critical care, and emergency department settings

Discover New Guidelines

This CME program from Oakstone is available online, via DVD video, or audio MP3 CDs, so you can learn and earn credits from your home or office. Echocardiography – A Comprehensive Review provides you a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.

View our full list of Topics/SpeakersFacultyAccreditation and Media Format information.


Provider: Oakstone

Course Directors:
Scott D. Solomon, MD
The Edward D. Frohlich
Distinguished Chair
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Noninvasive Cardiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Maja Cikes, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Zagreb School of Medicine
University Hospital Center Zagreb
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases
Zagreb, Croatia

Credits: Earn a maximum of 28.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™

General Principles

  • Image Acquisition and Doppler Analysis – Jan D’hooge, MD
  • The Echo Exam – Maja Cikes, MD, PhD
  • Clinical Indications and Quality Assurance – Rory B. Weiner, MD
  • Ventricular Systolic Function – Scott D. Solomon, MD; Maja Cikes, MD, PhD
  • Ventricular Diastolic Filling and Function – Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD
  • Hemodynamics in Echocardiography – Maja Cikes, MD, PhD


  • Coronary Artery Disease – Justina C. Wu, MD, PhD
  • Aortic Stenosis – Amil M. Shah, MD
  • Aortic Regurgitation – Hector I. Michelena, MD, FACC, FASE
  • Mitral Stenosis – Rebecca T. Hahn, MD, FACC, FASE
  • Mitral Regurgitation – Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, MD, FACC, FAHA
  • Prosthetic Valves – Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH
  • Disease of the Myocardium – Maja Cikes, MD, PhD
  • The Heart in Hypertension – Susan Cheng, MD, MMSc, MPH
  • The Evaluation of Right Heart in Health and Disease – Judy R. Mangion, MD, FASE
  • Pulmonary Embolism – Scott D. Solomon, MD
  • Pericardial Disease – Christopher P. Appleton, MD
  • Congenital Heart Disease – Keri Shafer, MD, FACC
  • Cardiac Masses – Justina C. Wu, MD, PhD
  • Diseases of the Aorta – Eric M. Isselbacher, MD, MSc
  • Endocarditis – Pravin V. Patil, MD, FACC, FASE
  • Heart Failure – Eric J. Velazquez, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE, FAHA
  • Heart Disease Caused by Other Organ Systems (Renal, Endocrine, Obesity, Rheumatologic) – Susan Cheng, MD, MMSc, MPH


  • Stress Echocardiography – Patricia A. Pellikka, MD, FASE, FACC, FAHA
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography – Farouk Mookadam, MD, FRCPC, FACC, MSc(HRM)
  • Contrast Echocardiography – Jonathan R. Lindner, MD
  • Three-Dimensional Echocardiography – Roberto M. Lang, MD, FASE, FACC, FESC, FAHA, FRCP
  • Handheld Echocardiography – Faraz Pathan, MBBS
  • Tissue Doppler and Strain Imaging – Theodore P. Abraham, MD, FASE
  • Deformation Imaging – Thor Edvardsen, MD


  • Intraoperative Echocardiography – Douglas C. Shook, MD
  • Interventional Echocardiography – Alexandra Gonçalves, MD, PhD, MMSc, FESC
  • Critical Care and Emergency Department Echocardiography – Elke Platz, MD, MS

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