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Recommended Standards for the Performance of Transesophageal Echocardiographic Screening for Structural Heart Intervention: From the American Society of Echocardiography
Variations in Mitral Valve Leaflet and Scallop Anatomy on Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography
Feasibility and Accuracy of Automated Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Analysis of Left Atrial Appendage for Transcatheter Closure

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Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

Cover Image - Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Volume 35, Issue 1
The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography(JASE) brings physicians and sonographers peer-reviewed original investigations and state-of-the-art review articles that cover conventional clinical applications of cardiovascular ultrasound, as well as newer techniques with emerging clinical applications. These include three-dimensional echocardiography, strain and strain rate methods for evaluating cardiac mechanics and interventional applications.

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Case reports that make teaching points or scientific observations about echocardiography in the clinical setting can be submitted to the journal?s companion title, CASE (Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports).

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The premier source for research and information on cardiovascular ultrasound and technology.

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American Society of Echocardiography

ASE is the Society for Cardiovascular Ultrasound Professionals™️. ASE is the largest global organization for cardiovascular ultrasound imaging serving physicians, sonographers, nurses, veterinarians, and scientists and as such is the leader and advocate, setting practice standards and guidelines for the field. Since 1975, the Society has been committed to advancing cardiovascular ultrasound to improve lives. For more information about ASE, visit: ASEcho.org and follow us @ASE360.

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Associate Editor Corner

Jordan Strom

Dr. Strom

Mark Friedberg

Dr. Friedberg

In this Associate Editor Corner, JASE Editorial Board member and Social Media consultant Jordan Strom, MD, MSc, FASE, interviews JASE Associate Editor Dr. Mark Friedberg. Dr. Friedberg shares his thoughts on the evolution of pediatric echocardiography, myocardial work in animal models of pulmonary hypertension, and the link between prenatal events and postnatal cardiac function over the entire lifespan of an individual. Tweet your feedback to @DocStrom.

 

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Figure 7. ME imaging of the AV and root. The ME long-axis view of the aorta in diastole (A) allows measurements of the aorta using the leading edge–to–leading edge technique: sinuses of Valsalva (orange arrow), sinotubular junction (blue arrow), and sinus height (green arrow). The nadir of the right coronary cusp (RCC) is seen anteriorly (red dot) and defines the location of the annular plane. A central coaptation gap can also be appreciated (yellow dot). Withdrawing the probe and reducing the angle results in a UE view, from which the ascending aortic diameter can be measured (green arrowB). Typically, when the midline of the aorta is bisected (C), the interleaflet trigone between the left coronary cusp (L or LCC) and noncoronary cusp (N or NCC) is seen posteriorly (white asteriskA and C); thus, in systole the anterior right cusp (R) is often visualized but no posterior leaflet is seen (bottom right image). The aortic annulus is measured from the inner to inner borders. Multiplanar imaging during 3D acquisition (D) is used to check the quality of the three orthogonal 2D images. In these systolic views, one can clearly appreciate the annular plane (yellow double-headed arrows) in the long-axis view (green sector), SAX view (red sector), and coronal plane (blue sector). A small area of acoustic shadowing (white arrow, red sector) is seen in the SAX view. Panel E demonstrates alignment of the left main (LM) coronary artery ostium (yellow asterisk) in the coronal plane (blue box and 3D-rendered view). The LM height or distance from the virtual annulus plane to the coronary ostium (yellow arrow) is measured from the coronal plane (blue box). The left coronary leaflet (LCC; blue curved line) is seen on the 3D-rendered view and the coronal plane (blue box), and its length is measured from the 2D image. An LCC length that is <2 to 3 mm shorter than the LM height, or an LM height <10 to 11 mm (particularly in the setting of a short root), poses a risk for possible coronary artery obstruction with transcatheter valve implantation. Ao, Aorta; Asc Ao, ascending aorta; LA, left atrium; LV, left ventricle; RPA, right PA.

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Video 9. COVID-19 pneumonia. Features of COVID-19 pneumonia include an irregular and fragmented pleural line, subpleural consolidations, and irregularly spaced B-lines.

Special JASE Podcast Series

Amer M. Johri

Welcome to Episode #11 of the 2021 JASE Podcast Series. This week, we have a special collaboration between the Canadian Society of Echocardiography live journal club and the JASE Podcast. In this episode, Drs. Shaheeda Ahmed and Michael Hammer join Dr. Johri to discuss the paper: "Routine Use of Contrast on Admission Transthoracic Echo for Heart Failure Reduces the Rate of Repeat Echo during Index Admission" by Lee et al., with a special introduction from Dr. Michael Picard, JASE Editor-in-Chief. Learn more about the utility of contrast-enhanced echo for inpatient care of heart failure patients in this newest edition of the JASE podcast. Sit back, plug in, learn, and enjoy!

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