About this event

  • Date and time Thu 4 Feb 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology, British Society of Echocardiography

This exciting webinar will give clinicians working in cardiology a unique opportunity to gain a practical approach to TTE, PET-CT and TOE assessment of endocarditis. Join our expert speakers to learn about diagnosis and management of native valve endocarditis, prosthetic valve endocarditis, native and post-op aortic root infection and device infection.

The learning objectives will be as follows: 

  • To review practical approaches to imaging assessment of endocarditis
  • Be armed with a practical approach to the assessment of possible device infection
  • Be armed with a practical approach to the TTE assessment of endocarditis
  • Be able to discuss basic principles of the practical aspects of PET-CT
  • Understand the use of PET-CT in diagnosis and management
  • Be armed with a practical approach to the TOE assessment of endocarditis

This event is jointly organised by the Royal Society of Medicine’s Cardiology Section and the British Society of Echocardiography.

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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Opening remarks
A patient with a possible device infection: A practical approach to management

Dr Mark Dayer

Transthoracic echocardiographic assessment endocarditis

Dr Rebecca Schofield, Consultant Cardiologist, North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Positron emission tomography–computed tomography in the assessment of endocarditis

Dr. Leon Menezes, Consultant Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, UCL Institute of Nuclear Medicine, UCLH

Transoesophageal echocardiographic assessment endocarditis

Dr Victoria Watt

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of webinar