Key Data Elements, Definitions For Transthoracic Echocardiography Released

A set of key data elements and standard definitions for transthoracic echocardiography were released by the ACC, American Heart Association and American Society of Echocardiography on June 24 and published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. According to the writing committee, the multisocietal effort to create this document "provides a critical platform for structured reporting for echocardiographic imaging." Read more.