This statement was prepared by James Kirkpatrick, MD, Carol Mitchell, Smadar Kort, MD, Judy Hung, MD, Cynthia Taub, MD, and Madhav Swaminathan, MD, and approved by the American Society of Echocardiography executive committee on March 24, 2020.

Protocols and procedures used in the preparation of this document courtesy of Madhav Swaminathan, Duke University, Durham, NC; Muhammad Saric, New York University Medical Langone Medical Center, New York City, NY; Mingxing Xie, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; Cynthia Taub, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Lissa Sugeng, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Smadar Kort, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY; Judy Hung, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Marielle Scherer-Crosbie, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Ray Stainback, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, TX; James Kirkpatrick, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Additional guidance has been provided by The British Society of Echocardiography and The Societa Italiana di Ecocardiograpfia e Cardiovascular Imaging