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Paediatric Cardiac Morphology 

Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease Course.                                                  10th, 11th & 12th July 2014.


10th, 11 & 12th July 2014.


National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY and the Royal Brompton Hospital.


Dr Nitha Naqvi, Dr Michael Rigby, Dr Karen McCarthy 

and Prof S Yen Ho.





This course can be booked as a 3 day or 2 day course.


Days 1 and 2 (10th & 11th July) comprises of lectures on Echo-anatomic correlates of congenital heart malformations and there will be sessions on specific malformations run in parallel with practical scanning at a basic level.


On Day 3 (12th  July) participant numbers are limited for practical hands-on echocardiographic scanning of pathologies under the guidance of tutors.


The course is suitable for anyone concerned with the management of congenital heart disease in the infant, child and adult. 




Day 1: Thursday 10 July 2014


Normal heart: Morphology and echo                                          

Patent ductus arteriosus: Morphology and echo

Atrial septal defects: Morphology and echo

Ventricular septal defects: Morphology and echo


Live scanning - Basics


Ventricular function:Assessment of systolic function & myocardial deformation imaging.


Case presentations                                                               


Day 2 - Friday 11 June 2014


Atrioventricular septal defects: Morphology and echo

Tetralogy of Fallot: Morphology and echo

Complete transposition: Morphology and echo


Live scanning - Basics

Physiologically univentricular hearts:
Hypoplastic left heart & Hypoplastic right heart


Day 3 - Saturday 12 July 2014

Hands-on Scanning and Review of malformations



The course fees are :

£480 for 2 days (10 & 11 July) and £630 for 3 days (10, 11 & 12 July).


Please register for the course at:




For more information, contact:

The Morphology Team


E-mail: Morphology@rbht.nhs.uk


or telephone +44 (0)2073518751 to register interest or for more information.


Royal Brompton

Sydney Street,
London SW3 6NP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121