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  • ACC/AHA Clinical Competence Statement on Echocardiography: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine Task Force on Clinical Competence. Quinones, M., et al, J Am Coll Cardiol, 2003;107:1068-1089. circ.ahajournals.org/content/107/7/1068.full
  • Guidelines for Cardiac Sonographer Education: Recommendations of the American Society of Echocardiography Sonographer Training and Education Committee. Ehler, D., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2001;14:77-84. www.onlinejase.com/article/S0894-7317(01)80038-9/pdf
  • ASE Minimum Standards for the Cardiac Sonographer: A Position Paper. Bierig, S.M., et al.  www.asecho.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Minimum-Standards-for-the-Cardiac-Sonographer.pdf
  • Guidelines and Recommendations for Digital Echocardiography: A Report from the Digital Echocardiography Committee of the American Society of Echocardiography. Thomas, J., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2005;18(3):287-297. www.onlinejase.com/article/S0894-7317(05)00019-2/fulltext
  • Recommendations for a standardized report for adult transthoracic echocardiography: A report from the American Society of Echocardiography’s Nomenclature and Standards Committee and Task Force for a Standardized Echocardiography Report. Gardin, J., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2002;15(3):275-290. www.onlinejase.com/article/S0894-7317(02)59471-2/fulltext
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  • Radiation Safety for the Cardiac Sonographer: Recommendations of the Radiation Safety Writing Group for the Council on Cardiovascular Sonography of the American Society of Echocardiography. McIlwain, E., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2014;27:811-6. asecho.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/2014_RadiationSafety.pdf
  • ACC/AHA/ASE 2003 Guideline Update for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (ACC/AHA/ASE Committee to Update the 1997 Guidelines for the Clinical Application of Echocardiography). Cheitlin, M., et al, J Am Coll Cardiol, 2003;42(5):954-70. content.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleid=1132597
  • Recommendations for Cardiac Chamber Quantification by Echocardiography in Adults: An Update from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging. Lang, R., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2015;28:1-39. http://asecho.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/ChamberQuantification2015.pdf
  • Recommendations for Evaluation of the Severity of Native Valvular Regurgitation with Two-dimensional and Doppler Echocardiography: A Report from the American Society of Echocardiography’s Nomenclature and Standards Committee and the Task Force on Valvular Regurgitation. Developed in conjunction with the American College of Cardiology Echocardiography Committee, the Cardiac Imaging Committee Council on Clinical Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Echocardiography. Zoghbi, W., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2003;16(7):777-802. www.onlinejase.com/article/S0894-7317(03)00335-3/fulltext
  • Echocardiographic Assessment of Valve Stenosis: EAE/ASE Recommendations for Clinical Practice. Baumgartner, H., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2009;22(1):1-23. www.onlinejase.com/article/S0894-7317(08)00776-1/fulltext
  • Recommendations for Evaluation of Prosthetic Valves With Echocardiography and Doppler Ultrasound: A Report from the American Society of Echocardiography’s Guidelines and Standards Committee and the Task Force on Prosthetic Valves. Developed in Conjunction With the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Imaging Committee, Cardiac Imaging Committee of the American Heart Association, the European Association of Echocardiography, a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology, the Japanese Society of Echocardiography and the Canadian Society of Echocardiography. Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association and European Association of Echocardiography, a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology, the Japanese Society of Echocardiography and Canadian Society of Echocardiography. Zoghbi, W., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2009;22(9):975-1014. www.onlinejase.com/article/S0894-7317(09)00676-2/fulltext
  • Guidelines for the Cardiac Sonographer in the Performance of Contrast Echocardiography: A Focused Update from the American Society of Echocardiography. Porter, T., et al, J Am Soc Echocardiogr, 2014;27:797-810. asecho.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/2014_Contrast-Sonography.pdf