Chapter 1

Fundamental concepts in strain imaging

In this chapter, we’ll cover the fundamental concepts of strain imaging as well as an overview of key terms to help you on your journey to becoming a strain imaging master.
4 Lessons (11m 05s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

Technical optimization and image acquisition

In this chapter, we are going to apply optimization strategies during the acquisition of apical views to accurately measure global longitudinal strain.
  • Communicating with patients
  • Optimizing ECG quality and heart rate
  • Optimizing the controls
  • Technical optimization and image acquisition quiz
4 Lessons (7m 07s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 3


In this chapter we are going to cover the important post-processing challenges and solutions to generate accurate strain measurement results.
  • Verifying strain image quality
  • Selecting the region of interest
  • Assessing suboptimal tracking and strain results
  • Post-processing quiz
4 Lessons (10m 12s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 4

Strain analysis

Here, we’ll discuss and analyze an easy-to-understand bull's-eye plot display with color bar correlation to provide quantitative data of global longitudinal strain values.
  • Interpreting the bull’s-eye plot
  • Strain analysis quiz
2 Lessons (3m 24s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 5

Strain imaging limitations

In this chapter, we’ll discuss clinical, technical, and operator limitations that may challenge proper performance of strain image acquisition and image post-processing steps.
  • Recognizing patient and clinical limitations
  • Identifying technical limitations
  • Strain imaging limitations quiz
3 Lessons (4m 21s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 6

Cardiac pathology and strain patterns

Finally, we are going to discuss and analyze different types of cardiac pathology and patterns of strain imaging.
  • Analyzing left ventricular dysfunction
  • Analyzing amyloidosis
  • Using strain imaging in cardiac oncology
  • Cardiac pathology and strain patterns quiz
  • Echo Masterclass: Left Ventricular Strain outro
5 Lessons (11m 00s), 1 Quiz