Twitter Journal Club

Interact with your colleagues every six weeks, as ASE’s Twitter Journal Club reviews an article from a cardiology journal, cases reports, new ASE guidelines, and more! Follow @ASE360 and use the hashtag, #ASEchoJC for all tweets.

Next Journal Club:
May 25, 2021 at 8 PM ET

Upcoming Journal Club:
Look for upcoming dates in Fall 2021

May 25, 2021 8 PM ET Twitter Journal Club

Moderators: Ritu Thamman, MD, FASE; Edward Gill, MD, FASE; Ashish Aneja, MD, FASE; and Enrique Garcia-Sayan, MD, FASE

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Target Audience:
This activity is designed for all cardiac sonographers and cardiovascular physicians with a primary interest and knowledge base in the field of echocardiography; in addition, residents, researchers, clinicians, intensivists, and other medical professionals.

CME Opportunity: 

Accreditation: The American Society of Echocardiography is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The American Society of Echocardiography designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

ARDMS, CCI, Sonography Canada recognize ASE’s certificates and have agreed to honor the credit hours toward their registry requirements for sonographers.

Physician Assistants:
PAs may claim credit for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Disclosures: According to ACCME policy, ASE implemented mechanisms to resolve all conflicts of interest prior to the planning and implementation of this activity.

Commercial Support: None

Review of the April 13, 2021 Twitter Journal Club Article:

Recommendations for the Adult Cardiac Sonographer Performing Echocardiography to Screen for Critical Congenital Heart Disease in the Newborn: From the American Society of Echocardiography (VOLUME 34, ISSUE 3, P207-222, MARCH 01, 2021)

To review the April 13, 2021 Twitter Journal Club, read here.

Review of the March 2, 2021 Twitter Journal Club Article:

Estimation of Stroke Volume and Aortic Valve Area in Patients with Aortic Stenosis: A Comparison of Echocardiography versus Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (JASE,  VOLUME 33, ISSUE 8, P953-963.E5, August 2020)

To review the March 2, 2021 Twitter Journal Club, read here.

Review of January 19, 2021 Twitter Journal Club Articles:

  1. Etiology and Relevance of the Figure-of-Eight Artifact on Echocardiography after Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure with the Amplatzer Cardiac Plug
  2. Color Doppler Splay: A Clue to the Presence of Significant Mitral Regurgitation

To review the January 19, 2021 Twitter Journal Club, read here.

Review of October 27, 2020 Twitter Journal Club Article:

Accuracy of the Single Cycle Length Method for Calculation of Aortic Effective Orifice Area in Irregular Heart Rhythms Esquitin, Kerry A., et.al Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Volume 32, Issue 3, P344-350, MARCH 01, 2019

To review the October 27, 2020 Twitter Journal Club, read here.

Review of September 15, 2020 Twitter Journal Club Article:

Similarities and Differences in Left Ventricular Size and Function among Races and Nationalities: Results of the World Alliance Societies of Echocardiography Normal Values Study, Asch, Federico M. et al., Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Volume 32, Issue 11, 1396-1406.e2.

To review the September 15, 2020 Twitter Journal Club, read here.