Recommendations for a standardized report for adult transthoracic echocardiography: A report from the American Society of Echocardiography's Nomenclature and Standards Committee and Task Force for a Standardized Echocardiography report

Julius M. Gardin, David H. Adams, Pamela S. Douglas, Harvey Feigenbaum, David H. Forst, Alan G. Fraser, Paul A. Grayburn, Alan S. Katz, Andrew M. Keller, Richard H. Kerber, Bijoy K. Khandheria, Allan L. Klein, Roberto M. Lang, Lue A. Pierard, Miguel A. Quinones, Ingela Schnittger

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Abstract

A summary of the echocardiographic report often includes statements that: (1) Answer the question(s) posed by the referring physician, (2) emphasize abnormal findings, and (3) compare important differences and similarities of the current study versus previous echocardiographic studies, or reports, if available and deemed clinically relevant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275-290
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Volume15
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2002

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Gardin, J. M., Adams, D. H., Douglas, P. S., Feigenbaum, H., Forst, D. H., Fraser, A. G., Grayburn, P. A., Katz, A. S., Keller, A. M., Kerber, R. H., Khandheria, B. K., Klein, A. L., Lang, R. M., Pierard, L. A., Quinones, M. A., & Schnittger, I. (2002). Recommendations for a standardized report for adult transthoracic echocardiography: A report from the American Society of Echocardiography's Nomenclature and Standards Committee and Task Force for a Standardized Echocardiography report. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, 15(3), 275-290. https://doi.org/10.1067/mje.2002.121536