Clinical indications and triaging for adult transthoracic echocardiography: a consensus statement by the British Society of Echocardiography in collaboration with British Heart Valve Society (2022)

Type of publication:Journal article

Author(s):Bennett S; Stout M; *Ingram TE; Pearce K; Griffiths T; Duckett S; Heatlie G; Thompson P; Tweedie J; Sopala J; Ritzmann S; Victor K; Skipper J; Shah BN; Robinson S; Potter A; Augustine DX; Colebourn CL

Citation:Echo Research and Practice, 2022; Vol. 9 (1)

Abstract:Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is widely utilised within many aspects of clinical practice, as such the demand placed on echocardiography services is ever increasing. In an attempt to provide incremental value for patients and standardise patient care, the British Society of Echocardiography in collaboration with the British Heart Valve Society have devised updated guidance for the indications and triaging of adult TTE requests for TTE services to implement into clinical practice.

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