Updated standards and processes for accreditation of echocardiographic laboratories from The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging.

@article{Popescu2014UpdatedSA,
  title={Updated standards and processes for accreditation of echocardiographic laboratories from The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging.},
  author={Bogdan Popescu and Alexandros S Stefanidis and Petros Nihoyannopoulos and Kevin F Fox and Simon G. Ray and Nuno Cardim and Fausto Rigo and Luigi P Badano and Alan G Fraser and F. J. V. Pinto and Jose Luis Zamorano and Gilbert Habib and Gerald Maurer and Patrizio Lancellotti and Maria Jo{\~a}o Andrade and Erwan Donal and Thor Edvardsen and Albert Varga},
  journal={European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={717-27}
}
Standards for echocardiographic laboratories were proposed by the European Association of Echocardiography (now the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging) 7 years ago in order to raise standards of practice and improve the quality of care. Criteria and requirements were published at that time for transthoracic, transoesophageal, and stress echocardiography. This paper reassesses and updates the quality standards to take account of experience and the technical developments of modern… CONTINUE READING
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Updated standards and processes for accreditation of echocardiographic laboratories from The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging

  • BA Popescu, A Stefanidis, P Nihoyannopoulos, KF Fox, S Ray, N Cardim
  • Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging
  • 2014

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