New TEE in Structural Heart Intervention Guideline Now Available Online

Lead author Rebecca T. Hahn, MD, FASE, said, “The new Standards for the Performance of Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Intervention guideline is intended for the Level II or III echocardiographer whose pre-procedural imaging becomes the backbone of structural heart disease (SHD) procedural planning for the heart team. The structured imaging acquisition protocols and extensive figures and tables show examples of the protocols and should benefit all echocardiographers involved in the care of SHD patients. ASE has been an early adopter of the concept that Interventional Echocardiography is a new subspecialty. As with other developing clinical imaging needs, ASE has taken the lead on defining the training and competencies required for Interventional Echocardiography, and has now taken the first step to standardizing the education around this exciting new field with this guideline.” The document is currently an article in press, and will publish in the January 2022 Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.

Dr. Hahn will present two webinars on this guideline. Save the dates. Registration will open soon!

  • Introduction to the Guidelines and Review of Aortic and Mitral Imaging Protocols: December 15, 2021 – 3:00-4:00 PM ET
  • Guidelines and Review of Tricuspid and Interatrial septum/LAA Imaging Protocols: December 17, 2021 – 2:30-3:30 PM ET