A Report of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association
Task Force on Clinical Data Standards
30-day Public Comment Period
(June 1, 2018 – July 1, 2018)
We would like to invite you to participate in the review of the draft version of the 2018 ACC/AHA/ASE Key Data Elements and Definitions for Transthoracic Echocardiography. This document aims to provide a standardized set of data elements and definition specific to Transthoracic Echocardiography. This document also helps accomplish ACC and AHA's mission of fostering optimal cardiovascular care and disease
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2018 acc aha ase key data elements and definitions for transthoracic echocardiography
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Elements and Definitions for Transthoracic Echocardiography.
Appendix 9 – Heart Valves
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