What you'll learn

  • Learn the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and how it applies to 3D imaging, image formation, transducer design & advanced topics such as multiplanar reconstruction.

  • Use advanced concepts of 3D imaging such as multiplanar reconstruction.


  • Appreciate room set-up and safety issues such as radiation safety for SHD interventions. 

  • Obtain knowledge of key fluoroscopic views used for SHD imaging and how these views correlate to echocardiography. 

  • Learn the complex anatomy of the intra-atrial septum and key imaging relating to trans-septal puncture with didactic lectures and also case examples with panel discussion.

  • Acquire an in-depth understanding of imaging required for procedures involving the mitral valve, tricuspid valve and left atrial appendage.

    Appreciate the procedural steps involved in specific SHD interventions of the mitral valve, tricuspid valve, aortic valve and left atrial appendage as well as acquire an in-depth understanding of imaging required for these procedures.

Course description

Boston Structural Heart is a unique and state of the art course in structural heart disease (SHD) imaging, and is being presented as a virtual live course with extended period of access to attendees. This course is specifically designed for cardiologists, anesthesiologists, and physicians commonly involved in SHD imaging, as well as cardiac anesthesia fellows wishing to become experts in 3D imaging and broaden their skillset in imaging for SHD interventions. This course is being presented by expert faculty from a high volume SHD imaging center with extensive experience in the management of variations in SHD imaging.

This accredited course is offered by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. This course is targeted to Specialty Physicians Anesthesiologists, Cardiologists and Vascular Medicine. 

 Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions. 

*Register before June 30th to receive the discounted price. 



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