The use of computerised simulators for training of transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography. The future of echocardiographic training?

BACKGROUND Echocardiography is the commonest form of non-invasive cardiac imaging but due to its methodology, it is operator dependent. Numerous advances in technology have resulted in the development of interactive programs and simulators to teach trainees the skills to perform particular procedures, including transthoracic and transoesophageal… CONTINUE READING