What you will learn

Course description: 

This one-day course is designed to provide heart surgeons, interventional cardiologists, non-interventional cardiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists and cardiac sonographers with the fundamental skills required to obtain and analyze high-quality Live 3D TEE images.The course focuses on image acquisition and analysis needed for interventional Mitral Valve procedures. The small class size of this course enables participants to closely interact with the instructor and to receive individual hands-on training, with special emphasis on mitral valve apparatus QLab analysis. Educational material will be presented in the form of lectures, case presentations, informal discussions and hands-on image manipulation that together will provide a thorough introduction to the fundamentals of Live 3D TEE and its practical use for mitral valve procedures.

This program will be taught by George Gellert MD. Medical Director, Interventional Echocardiography, Structural Heart Program, Cavanagh Heart Center, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Creighton University School of Medicine.



Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
• Explain the relevant mitral valve anatomy for Transcatheter and Surgical Mitral Valve procedures.
• Describe how to acquire, crop, manipulate, display and quantitate 3D TEE images..
• Discuss relevant applications of QLAB tools for 3DQ and basic mitral valve analysis.
• Summarize echocardiographic guidance for Transcatheter Mitral Valve procedures.
• Relate the relevant 3D TEE assessment for Transcatheter and Surgical Mitral Valve procedures

Course details

Course Code: 


Delivery method: 

  • Peer-to-Peer Workshop


  • English


1 Day

Course instructor(s) : 

George Gellert, MD

Course disclaimer: 

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