References for Echocardiography

A list of essential references for researchers and clinical experts

January 17th, 2021
(updated March 1st, 2022)
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A list of essential (not exclusive) references – in alphabetical order –  related to diagnostic echocardiography. 

Appleton CP, Hatle LK, Popp RL. Relation of transmitral flow velocity patterns to left ventricular diastolic function: new insights from a combined hemodynamic and Dopper echocardiographic study. J Am Coll Cardiol 1988;12:426-440.

Beyer RW, Ramirez M, Josephson MA, Shah PM. Correlation of continuous-wave Doppler assessment of chronic aortic regurgitation with hemodynamics and angiography. Am J Cardiol 1987;60:852-856.

Chambers J, Fraser A, Lawford P, Nihoyannopoulos P, Simpson I. Echocardiographic assessment of artificial heart valves : British Society of Echocardiography position paper. Br Heart J 1994;71:6-14.

Cohen GI, White M, Sochowski RA, Klein AL, Bridge PD, Stewart WJ, Chan KL. Reference values for normal adult transesophageal echocardiographic measurements. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 1995;8:221-30.  

Currie PJ, Seward JB, Reeder GS, Vlietstra RE, Bresnahan DR, Bresnahan JF, Smith HC, Hagler DJ, Tajik AJ. Continuous-wave Doppler echocardiographic assessment of severity of calcific aortic stenosis: a simultaneous Doppler-catheter correlative study in 100 adult patients. Circulation 1985;71:1162-1169.

Devereux RB, Reicheck W. Echocardiographic determination of left venticular mass in man: anatomic validation of the method. Circulation 1977;55:613-619.

Dittman H, Voelker W, Karsch KR, Seipel L. Influence of sampling site and flow area on cardiac output measurements by Doppler echocardiography. J Am Coll Cardiol 1987;10:818-823.

Enriquez-Sarano M, Tajik AJ, Bailey KR, Seward JB. Color flow imaging compared with quantitative Doppler assessment of severity of mitral regurgitation: influence of eccentricity of jet and mechanism of regurgitation. J Am Coll Cardiol 1993;21:1211-1219.

Enriquez-Sarano M, Bailey KR, Seward JB, Tajik AJ, Krohn MJ, Mays JM. Quantitative Doppler assessment of valvular regurgitation. Circulation 1993;87:841-848.

Fazio GP, Redberg RF, Winslow T, Schiller NB. Transesophageal echocardiographically detected atherosclerotic aortic plaque is a marker for coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 1993;21:144-150

Ganau A, Devereux RB, Roman MJ, De Simone G, Pickering TG, Saba PG, Vargiu P, Simongini L, Laragh JH. Patterns of left ventricular hypertrophy and geometric remodeling in essential hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol 1992;19:1550-1558.

Gentile F, Mantero A, Lippolis A, Ornaghi M, Azzolini M, Barbier P, Beretta L, Casazza F, Corno R, Faletra F, Giagnoni E, Gualtierotti C, Lombroso S, Mattioli R, Morabito A, Pepi M, Todd S, Pezzano A. Pulmonary venous flow velocity patterns in 143 normal subjects aged 20 to 80 years old. An echo 2D colour Doppler cooperative study. Eur Heart J 1997;18:148-164.

Giannuzzi P, Imparato A, Temporelli PL, De Vito F, Silva PL, Scapellato F, Giordano A. Doppler-derived mitral deceleration time of early filling as a strong predictor of pulmonary capillary wedge pressure in postinfarction patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. J Am Coll Cardiol 1994;23:1630-1637.

Grayburn PA, Pryor SL, Levine BD, Klein MN, Taylor AL. Day to day variability of Doppler color flow jets in mitral regurgitation. J Am Coll Cardiol 1989;14:936-940.

Hall SA, Brickner E, Willet DL, Irani WN, Afridi I, Grayburn PA. Assessment of Mitral Regurgitation Severity by Doppler Color Flow Mapping of the Vena Contracta. Circulation 1997;95:636-642.

Hatle L, Angelsen B, Tromsdal A. Non-invasive assessment of atrio-ventricular pressure half-time by Doppler ultrasound. Circulation 1979;60:1096-1104.

Hatle L, Angelsen BA, Tromsdal A. Non-invasive assesment of aortic stenosis by Doppler ultrasound. Br Heart J 1980;43:284-292.

Helmcke F, Nanda NC, Hsiung MC, Soto B, Adey CK, Goyal RG, Gatewood RP. Color Doppler assessment of mitral regurgitation with orthogonal planes. Circulation 1987;75:175-183.

Henry WL, Griffith JM, Michaelis LL, McIntosh CL, Morrow AG, Epstein SE. Measurement of mitral orifice area in patients with mitral valve disease by real-time two-dimensional echocardiography. Circulation 1975;51:827-831.

Horowitz MS, Schultz CS, Stinson EB, Harrison DC, Popp RL. Sensitivity and specificity of echocardiographic diagnosis of pericardial effusion. Circulation 1974;50:239-247.

Kuecherer HF, Muhiudeen LA, Kusumoto FM, Lee E, Moulinier LE, Cahalan M, Schiller NB. Estimation of mean left atrial pressure from transesophageal pulsed doppler echocardiography of pulmonary venous flow. Circulation 1990;82:1127-1139.

Lamas GA, Vaughan DE, Parisi AE, Pfeffer MA. Effects of left ventricular shape and captopril therapy on exercise capacity after anterior wall acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol 1989;63:1167-1173.

Mantero A, Gentile F, Gualtierotti C, Azzolini M, Barbier P, Beretta L, Casazza F, Corno R, Giagnoni E, Lippolis A, Lombroso S, Mattioli R, Morabito A, Ornaghi M, Pepi M, Pezzano A. Left ventricular diastolic parameters in 288 normal subjects from 20 to 80 years old. Eur Heart J 1994;16:94-105.

Miyatake K, Izumi S, Okamoto M, Kinoshita N, Asonuma H, Nakagawa H, Yamamoto K, Takamiya M, Sakakibara H, Nimura Y. Semiquantitative grading of severity of mitral regurgitation by real-time two-dimensional Doppler flow imaging technique. J Am Coll Cardiol 1986;7:82-88.

Nishimura RA, Tajik AJ, Shuh C, Miller FA, Ilstrup DM, Harrison CE: Role of two-dimensional echocardiography in the prediction of in-hospital complications after acute myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol 1984;4:1080-1087.

Nishimura RA, Reeder GS, Miller FA, Ilstrup DM Shub C Seward JB Tajik AJ. Prognostic value of predischarge 2-dimensional echocardiogram after acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol 1984 ;53 :429-432.

Oh JK, Taliercio CP, Holmes DR, Reeder GS, Bailey KR, Seward JB, Tajik AJ. Prediction of the severity of aortic stenosis by Doppler aortic valve area determination: prospective Doppler-catheterization correlation in 100 patients. J Am Coll Cardiol 1988;11:1227-1234.

Oh JK, Hatle LK, Seward JB, Danielson GK, Schaff HV, Reeder GS, Tajik J. Diagnostic role of Doppler echocardiography in constrictive pericarditis. J Am Coll Cardiol 1994;23:154-162.

Otterstad JE, Froeland G, St John Sutton M, Holme I. Accuracy and reproducibility of biplane two-dimensional echocardiographic measurements of left ventricular dimensions and function. Eur Heart J 1997;18:507-513.