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5 Best iPhone Apps For Echocardiography
1. Echo UW
“The Echo app provides step-by-step instructions for performing a normal pediatric echocardiogram and uses video clips, images and illustrations to aid in instruction. The app is intended to be used by sonographers at all levels of training, pediatric cardiology fellows, as a teaching aid for pediatric cardiologists and by anyone interested in learning how to perform the normal pediatric echo exam.
There are four standard views where images can be obtained:
The exact images and the order in which the images and views are obtained varies by institution. Each protocol (subcostal, parasternal, apical or suprasternal) can be followed in order by clicking on the next tab at the bottom of the page or you can click on an individual numbered view within the protocol list to be taken directly to that view. The name of the view and instructions will pop-up automatically at the bottom of the page. The instructions and additional notes can also be found in the “NOTE” button at the bottom of the page.
About The Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Program at American Family Children’s Hospital
The UW Health Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Program consists of a highly experienced team providing diagnostic, interventional and surgical services. We are committed to providing the best outcomes for children and adults with congenital heart disease as well as for children with acquired heart issues. Our goal is deliver remarkable care that exceeds expectations in partnership with our patients, families and referring physicians. You can learn more about the UW Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Program at uwhealthkids.org/hearts.
The content and illustrations were created by Margaret Greco, MD. For questions regarding the app, contact:
The mobile application was developed by Jonah Pelfrey. To reach out to the developer, please contact:
A special thank you to J. Carter Ralphe MD, Ellen Wald MD, Catherine Allen MD, Derek Hoyme MD, Shardha Srinivasan MBBS, John Hokanson MD, Nicholas Von Bergen MD, John Hambrook MD, Matthew Smith PhD, JoAnne Weber BS, RDCS, RVT, James Bednarz RDCS, FACE, Jamie Beebe RDCS, Jennifer Lassiter RDCS, RVT, Michael Miller RDCS, and the entire Heart Program Team.
The Echo app is made available to the sonography community as a service in connection with the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s outreach mission. It is intended as a training resource for sonographers, but is not a substitute for other forms of training.
THE UNIVERSITY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE ECHO APP, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, AND WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT.
By using the Echo app, you acknowledge and agree to the foregoing and waive any and all claims of any kind and description against the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, its officers, employees and agents, in connection with your use of the Echo app and any decisions you may make as a result of using the Echo app.”
2. ECHO Views – Transesophageal Echocardiography
Featured by Apple in the Medical Section of iTunes
• “New & Noteworthy.”
Brought to you by iAnesthesia LLC, the leading developer of mobile healthcare solutions for anesthesia and critical care providers. ECHO Views is a quick reference tool developed for the beginning to intermediate echocardiographer.
This iPhone, iPod, and iPad Transesophageal Echocardiography Atlas highlights the 28 most common TEE views used in a comprehensive perioperative TEE exam. With labels of all significant anatomic structures as well as a brief explanation of the highlights of each view; ECHO Views is the perfect quick reference for the occasional gaps in your TEE knowledge.
By organizing the views by important cardiac structures, ECHO Views allows users to find alternate views for particular structures of interest quickly.
– No internet connection required
– Excellent tool for teaching residents and fellows.
– The ability to hide and show labels allows users to quiz themselves on their echocardiographic anatomic knowledge.
– Does not cover doppler and echo hemodynamics at this time but can be added if wanted by enough students.
-Includes NEW Quiz features to test your knowledge of the views and structures.
Over 30 Anatomic Structures Highlighted including:
– A1, A2, A3 & P1, P2, P3 Scallops of Mitral Valve
– Ascending Aorta
– Aortic Valve
– Coronary Sinus
– Descending Aorta
– Inferior Vena Cava
– Intra-atrial Septum
– Left Atrium
– Left Coronary Cusp
– Left Pulmonary Artery
– Left Ventricle
– Left Ventricular outflow tract
– Left Atrial Appendage
– Left Ventricle wall segments
– Main Pulmonary Artery
– Mitral Valve
– Non-coronary cusp aortic valve
– Papillary muscle
– Pulmonic Valve
– Right Atrium
– Right coronary cusp aortic valve
– Right pulmonary artery
– Right ventricle
– Right ventricular outflow tract
– Superior vena cava
– Tricuspid Valve”
“EchoCalc provides access to all the key echocardiography reference data commonly used in clinical practice:
– LV/RV size & function, LV mass, aortic dimensions, atrial dimensions
– Diastolic function
– Prosthetic aortic & mitral valve reference data
– Topic guides on each chapter with how-to explanations on how to measure and interpret echo data
– Updated to the latest BSE reference data but also allows switching to ASE/EACVI references
– Access to a mobile-friendly version of all recent BSE guidelines:
– Standard TTE Study
– Standard TOE Study
– Outpatient Indications
– Inpatient Indications
– Aortic Stenosis
– Aortic Regurgitation
– Mitral Valve
– Tricuspid & Pulmonary Valves
– Right Heart
– Pulmonary Hypertension
– Diastolic Dysfunction
– Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
– Valve Replacement
– Stress Echo
– Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
– Marfan Syndrome”
“EchoLab presents the formulas and algorithms used daily in the adult echocardiography laboratory. Designed by a practicing cardiologist and echocardiographer, EchoLab provides a comprehensive framework for teaching the principles of quantitative echocardiography, or cardiac ultrasound. EchoLab’s unique design permits sharing of entered and calculated data between its many formulas, with no need to re-enter data when shifting to a new calculation. Quick Entry views provide immediate access to a wide array of echocardiographic calculations to fuel the Analytic Engine.
Unique to EchoLab among echocardiography applications is the powerful Analytic Engine, which synthesizes results from multiple calculations into a cohesive overview with a comprehensive summary, with integration of 2015 ASE/EACVI cardiac chamber quantification guidelines and 2016 ASE/EACVI diastolic function guidelines. The included companion app for the Apple Watch provides a ready reference when performing or interpreting echocardiograms.
EchoLab displays all data with an assessment of each variable as normal or abnormal by adult criteria. Available with each formula is a graphical display of the corresponding mathematical equation, along with tips for using the calculation and medical literature references.
Calculations and analyses include:
• Aortic effective regurgitant orifice area
• Aortic energy loss index
• Aortic flow acceleration time with ratio to left ventricular ejection time
• Aortic prosthetic paravalvular regurgitant extent
• Aortic regurgitant fraction
• Aortic regurgitant jet width, jet area, pressure half-time, and vena contracta
• Aortic regurgitation index (for TAVR, from invasive pressure measurements)
• Aortic root assessment
• Aortic transvalvular flow rate
• Aortic valve area (from velocity and velocity-time integrals, including dobutamine stress with projected aortic valve area)
• Aortic valve resistance
• Body mass index
• Body surface area
• Cardiac output and ejection fraction (3D, area-length, Doppler, Dumesnil, Teichholz, simplified Quinones, and Simpson’s methods)
• Diastolic assessment (using either 2009 or 2016 guidelines for analysis)
• Diastolic stress echocardiography
• echocardiographic Pulmonary to Left Atrial Ratio (ePLAR)
• Exercise stress echocardiography
• Hemodynamic summary
• Left atrial pressure
• Left and right atrial volume and index
• Left ventricular diastolic diameter index
• Left ventricular dP/dt
• Left ventricular fractional shortening
• Left ventricular GLS
• Left ventricular mass, mass index, and relative wall thickness
• Left ventricular myocardial performance index
• Left ventricular stroke work loss
• Maximum predicted heart rate (for dobutamine and exercise stress)
• Maximum rate-pressure product (for exercise stress)
• Mean arterial pressure
• Mitral effective orifice area (PISA and stroke volume methods)
• Mitral regurgitant fraction (PISA and stroke volume methods)
• Mitral regurgitant vena contracta
• Mitral valve area (continuity, PISA, and pressure half-time methods)
• Mitral valve resistance
• Mitral valvuloplasty score
• Pericardial effusion (size and flow velocity paradoxus)
• Prosthetic aortic and mitral valve assessment
• Pulmonary artery systolic pressure (using tricuspid regurgitant velocity, VSD flow velocity, or pulmonary artery acceleration time), diastolic pressure, and mean pressure
• Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure
• Pulmonary vascular resistance
• Right atrial pressure
• Right ventricular function: dP/dt, fractional area change, index of myocardial performance, lateral annular plane systolic excursion, size, and tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion (TAPSE)
• Shunt ratio (Qp:Qs)
• Systemic vascular resistance
• Tricuspid regurgitant vena contracta
• Tricuspid valve area (pressure half-time method)
EchoLab is a teaching and reference application, not a tool for clinical diagnosis, clinical decision-making, or echocardiography report generation.”
“EchoTools is a free iOS educational reference covering point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). Additionally, it contains cardiac dimensions, native/prosthetic valve measurements, and lessons ranging from interventional procedures to mechanical circulatory support (MCS).
About Rishi Kumar, MD, FACC (“RK.md”):
I’m an adult cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist with board certifications in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), and a testamur in critical care ultrasound. I have a passion for teaching and free, open-access medical education over the Internet! Learn more on my site: https://rk.md”