CASE – Third Issue Now Online

“Four cusps is NOT better than three.”  Find out what Dr. Brian Malm, Yale University School of Medicine, means by reading his case report, “Severe Aortic Insufficiency in a Patient with a Functionally Bicuspid Quadricuspid Aortic Valve,” which is published in the new issue of CASE. His aortic anomaly case is joined by nine other stellar articles that cover topics including idiopathic left ventricular aneurysm, infection versus CAT, cardiac papillary fibroelastoma, myocardial infarction by angiosarcoma, mechanical Wenckebach, ECMO, and a pulsatile puzzle. Sign up for CASE content alerts at, and join the discussion about CASE content at Connect@ASE. Don’t forget to test your wits with the new “What is This Image?” feature on the CASE homepage. This issue’s “What is This Image? was contributed by Amr Abouelnour, MD, assistant lecturer of cardiovascular medicine at Assiut University, Egypt.

ASE Headquarters – COVID-19 Update

Beginning March 26, 2020, the county where the ASE Headquarters is located is under a government order to “Stay at Home” due to the spread of the coronavirus. These “Stay at Home” recommendations continue to be in effect and depend on the infection rates in the County/State. ASE will keep all but essential personnel telecommuting until a time when it is judged safe to return to work. We are not suspending or closing operations; our employees will remain working and providing excellent customer service to our members and the cardiovascular ultrasound community. However, ASE will slightly modify its official open hours to 9 AM – 4 PM Eastern TimeMonday-Friday. Should you need to get in touch with a staff person, call our main office at 919-861-5574 and a phone list by department will be available. A staff directory is also available here. All general questions can also be sent through Thank you and our best wishes for your continued safety.