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List of ASE Guideline Documents by Publication Date

2014
Multimodality Imaging Guidelines for Patients with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot:  A Report from the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, February 2014

2013
Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Pericardial Disease, JASE, September 2013
Expert Consensus for Multi-Modality Imaging Evaluation of Cardiovascular Complications of Radiotherapy in Adults: A Report from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, September 2013
Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiography Examination: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, JASE, September 2013
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, June 2013
Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Examination: A Consensus Statement of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, JASE, May 2013

2012
Three-Dimensional Echocardiography: Recommendations for Image Acquisition and Display, JASE, January 2012

2011
Guidelines for Performing Ultrasound Guided Vascular Cannulation, JASE, December 2011
Echocardiography in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), JASE, October 2011
Guidelines for the Use of Echocardiography in New Transcatheter Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease, JASE, September 2011
Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, JASE, May 2011
2011 Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography, JASE, March 2011
Current and Evolving Echocardiographic Techniques for the Quantitative Evaluation of Cardiac Mechanics: ASE/EAE Consensus Statement on Methodology and Indications, JASE, March 2011
Recommendations for Quality Echocardiographic Laboratory Operations, JASE, January 2011

2010
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Emergent Setting, JASE, December 2010
Guidelines for the Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Heart in Adults, JASE, July 2010
Recommendations for Quantification Methods during the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, May 2010

2009
Recommendations For Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves with Two-Dimensional and Doppler Echocardiography, JASE, September 2009
Echocardiographic Imaging in Clinical Trials: American Society of Echocardiography Standards for Echocardiography Core Laboratories, JASE, July 2009
ASE Recommendations for Clinical Practice: Echocardiography-Guided Interventions, JASE, March 2009
ASE/EAE Recommendations for the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function by Echocardiography, JASE, February 2009
Echocardiographic Assessment of Valve Stenosis: EAE/ASE Recommendations for Clinical Practice, JASE, January 2009

2008
American Society of Echocardiography Consensus Statement on the Clinical Applications of Ultrasonic Contrast Agents in Echocardiography, JASE, November 2008
Echocardiography for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Recommendations for Performance and Reporting – A Report from the ASE Dyssynchrony Writing Group, JASE, March 2008
Use of Carotid Ultrasound to Identify Subclinical Vascular Disease and Evaluate Cardiovascular Disease Risk: A Consensus Statement from the ASE Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force, JASE, February 2008

2007
Guidelines for the Performance of a Comprehensive Intraoperative Epiaortic Ultrasonographic Examination, JASE, November 2007
ASE Recommendations for Performance, Interpretation and Application of Stress Echocardiography, JASE, September 2007
Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Epicardial Echocardiography Examination: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, JASE, April 2007
3D Echocardiography: A Review of the Current Status and Future Directions, JASE, March 2007

2006
Guidelines and Standards for the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, December 2006
ASE/SCA Recommendations and Guidelines for Continuous Quality Improvement in Perioperative Echocardiography, November 2006
Clinical Application of Noninvasive Vascular Ultrasound in Cardiovascular Risk Stratification: A report from the ASE and the SVMB, JASE, August 2006
Guidelines for Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory Testing: A report frorm the ASE and The SVMB, JASE, August 2006

2005
ASE Recommendations for Chamber Quantification, JASE, December 2005
ASE Miniumum Standards for the Cardiac Sonographer: A Position Paper, JASE, November 2005
ASE Guidelines and Recommendations for Digital Echocardiography, JASE, March 2005
ASE Indications and Guidelines for Performance of Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Patient with Pediatric Acquired or Congenital Heart Disease, JASE, January 2005

2004
ASE: Recommendations for Use of Echocardiography in Clinical Trials: A Report from the ASE’s Guidelines and Standards Committee and the Task Force on Echocardiography in Clinical Trials, JASE, October 2004
ASE Guidelines and Standards for Performance of the Fetal Echocardiogram, JASE, July 2004

2003
ACC/AHA/ASE Guideline Update for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography: Summary Article; JASE, October 2003
Recommendations for Evaluation of the Severity of Native Valvular Regurgitation with Two-Dimensional and Doppler Echocardiography, JASE, July 2003

2002
American Society of Echocardiography and Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Task Force Guidelines for Training in Perioperative Echocardiography, JASE, June 2002
Hand-carried Ultrasound Device: Recommendations Regarding New Technology, JASE, April 2002
Recommendations for a Standardized Report for Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography, JASE, February 2002
Recommendations for Quantification of Doppler Echocardiography, JASE, February 2002

2001
Guidelines for the Cardiac Sonographer in the Performance of Contrast Echocardiography: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography Council on Cardiac Sonography, JASE, May 2001
Guidelines for Cardiac Sonographer Education, JASE, January 2001

1999
ASE/SCA Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Intraoperative Multiplane Transesophageal Examination, JASE, October 1999
Echocardiography in Emergency Medicine: A Policy Statement by the ASE and the ACC, JASE, January 1999

 

Guideline Document Categories: (click on the category to see the full list of available documents)

Assessment of Structure and Function

Current and Evolving Echocardiographic Techniques for the Quantitative Evaluation of Cardiac Mechanics: ASE/EAE Consensus Statement on Methodology and Indications, JASE, March 2011
Guidelines for the Echocardiographic Assessment of the Right Heart in Adults, JASE, July 2010
Recommendations for Quantification Methods during the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, May 2010
Recommendations For Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves with Two-Dimensional and Doppler Echocardiography, JASE, September 2009
ASE/EAE Recommendations for the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function by Echocardiography, JASE, February 2009
Echocardiographic Assessment of Valve Stenosis: EAE/ASE Recommendations for Clinical Practice, JASE, January 2009
Echocardiography for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Recommendations for Performance and Reporting – A Report from the ASE Dyssynchrony Writing Group, JASE, March 2008
 ASE Recommendations for Chamber Quantification, JASE, December 2005
Recommendations for Evaluation of the Severity of Native Valvular Regurgitation with Two-Dimensional and Doppler Echocardiography, JASE, July 2003
Recommendations for Quantification of Doppler Echocardiography, JASE, February 2002

Disease-Based

Multimodality Imaging Guidelines for Patients with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Report from the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, February 2014
Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Pericardial Disease, JASE, September 2013
Expert Consensus for Multi-Modality Imaging Evaluation of Cardiovascular Complications of Radiotherapy in Adults: A Report from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging and the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, September 2013
Echocardiography in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), JASE, October 2011
Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, JASE, May 2011
Recommendations for Quantification Methods during the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, May 2010
Guidelines and Standards for the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, December 2006
ASE Guidelines and Standards for Performance of the Fetal Echocardiogram, JASE, July 2004

Quality/Education

2011 Appropriate Use Criteria for Echocardiography, JASE, March 2011
Recommendations for Quality Echocardiographic Laboratory Operations, JASE, January 2011
Echocardiographic Imaging in Clinical Trials: American Society of Echocardiography Standards for Echocardiography Core Laboratories, JASE, July 2009
Guidelines and Standards for the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, December 2006
ASE/SCA Recommendations and Guidelines for Continuous Quality Improvement in Perioperative Echocardiography, November 2006
ASE Miniumum Standards for the Cardiac Sonographer: A Position Paper, JASE, November 2005
ASE Guidelines and Recommendations for Digital Echocardiography, JASE, March 2005
ASE Guidelines and Standards for Performance of the Fetal Echocardiogram, JASE, July 2004
ASE: Recommendations for Use of Echocardiography in Clinical Trials: A Report from the ASE’s Guidelines and Standards Committee and the Task Force on Echocardiography in Clinical Trials, JASE, October 2004
Recommendations for a Standardized Report for Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography, JASE, February 2002
Guidelines for Cardiac Sonographer Education, JASE, January 2001

Technique-Based

Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiography Examination: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, JASE, September 2013
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, June 2013
Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Examination: A Consensus Statement of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, JASE, May 2013
Recommendations for Image Acquisition and Display Using Three-Dimensional Echocardiography, JASE, January 2012
Guidelines for Performing Ultrasound Guided Vascular Cannulation, JASE, December 2011
Guidelines for the Use of Echocardiography in New Transcatheter Interventions for Valvular Heart Disease, JASE, September 2011
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound in the Emergent Setting, JASE, December 2010
ASE Recommendations for Clinical Practice: Echocardiography-Guided Interventions, JASE, March 2009
American Society of Echocardiography Consensus Statement on the Clinical Applications of Ultrasonic Contrast Agents in Echocardiography, JASE, November 2008
Use of Carotid Ultrasound to Identify Subclinical Vascular Disease and Evaluate Cardiovascular Disease Risk: A Consensus Statement from the ASE Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force, JASE, February 2008
Guidelines for the Performance of a Comprehensive Intraoperative Epiaortic Ultrasonographic Examination, JASE, November 2007
Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Epicardial Echocardiography Examination: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, JASE, April 2007
ASE Recommendations for Performance, Interpretation and Application of Stress Echocardiography, JASE, September 2007
3D Echocardiography: A Review of the Current Status and Future Directions, JASE, March 2007
Guidelines and Standards for the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, December 2006
ASE/SCA Recommendations and Guidelines for Continuous Quality Improvement in Perioperative Echocardiography, November 2006
Clinical Application of Noninvasive Vascular Ultrasound in Cardiovascular Risk Stratification: A report from the ASE and the SVMB, JASE, August 2006
Guidelines for Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory Testing: A report from the ASE and The SVMB, JASE, August 2006
ASE Indications and Guidelines for Performance of Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Patient with Pediatric Acquired or Congenital Heart Disease, JASE, January 2005
ASE Guidelines and Standards for Performance of the Fetal Echocardiogram, JASE, July 2004
Hand-carried Ultrasound Device: Recommendations Regarding New Technology, JASE, April 2002
American Society of Echocardiography and Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Task Force Guidelines for Training in Perioperative Echocardiography, JASE, June 2002
Guidelines for the Cardiac Sonographer in the Performance of Contrast Echocardiography: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography Council on Cardiac Sonography, JASE, May 2001
ASE/SCA Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Intraoperative Multiplane Transesophageal Examination, JASE, October 1999
Echocardiography in Emergency Medicine: A Policy Statement by the ASE and the ACC, JASE, January 1999

Pediatrics/Neonatal/Congenital 

Multimodality Imaging Guidelines for Patients with Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot: A Report from the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE, February 2014
Recommendations for Quantification Methods during the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, May 2010
Guidelines and Standards for the Performance of a Pediatric Echocardiogram, JASE, December 2006
ASE Indications and Guidelines for Performance of Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Patient with Pediatric Acquired or Congenital Heart Disease, JASE, January 2005
ASE Guidelines and Standards for Performance of the Fetal Echocardiogram, JASE, July 2004

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