Article Abstract

Echocardiography updates: from cardiac functional assessments to guiding procedures

Authors: Kazuaki Negishi


This special issue of Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy focuses on updates in echocardiography. In the current era of multimodality cardiovascular imaging, familiarizing ourselves with the strengths and limitations of each modality and the applicability/utility of each in various disease conditions can help maximize the benefits obtained from the limited healthcare resources that are available.