Echocardiography Lab


About the Laboratory

 

Percutaneous closure of a secundum atrial septal defect as visualized by 3-dimensional echocardiography.
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The Non-invasive Cardiology Laboratory at NYU is one of the busiest clinical laboratories in the nation. The laboratory is on the cutting edge of echocardiography, and performs over 20,000 studies a year. We first introduced outpatient transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) to New York City in 1988. At present we do approximately 1,500 TEEs a year, including inpatients, outpatients as well as intraoperative studies. The laboratory is also involved with all of the modalities of exercise and pharmacologic stress echocardiography.The work of the laboratory is widely recognized and quoted. Members of the laboratory have been invited to participate in multiple national and international meetings, courses, and lectures. They have also been involved in numerous multicenter clinical research studies. We are also using newer echocardiographic modalities such as strain and strain rate imaging, as well as 3-dimensional imaging both for diagnostic purposes and to guide novel therapies for structural heart disease.The Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory at NYU is one of the busiest clinical laboratories in the nation. The laboratory is on the cutting edge of echocardiography, and performs over 20,000 studies a year. We first introduced outpatient transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) to New York City in 1988. At present we do approximately 1,500 TEEs a year, including inpatients, outpatients as well as intraoperative studies. The laboratory is also involved with all of the modalities of exercise and pharmacologic stress echocardiography.The work of the laboratory is widely recognized and quoted. Members of the laboratory have been invited to participate in multiple national and international meetings, courses, and lectures. They have also been involved in numerous multicenter clinical research studies. We are also using newer echocardiographic modalities such as strain and strain rate imaging, as well as 3-dimensional imaging both for diagnostic purposes and to guide novel therapies for structural heart disease.

 

 

Making an Appointment

To make an appointment in the Echocardiography Laboratory, call (212) 263-5664.

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Ongoing Research

  • Investigation of atherosclerotic disease of the thoracic aorta as a cause of stroke and peripheral embolization 
  • Investigation of other sources of emboli 
  • The use of new ultrasonographic technologies, including: Intravascular and intracoronary ultrasound; 3-Dimensional echocardiography; Strain and strain rate imaging

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Professional Staff

Muhamed Saric, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Operations
Barry P. Rosenzweig, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Robin S. Freedberg, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Edward S. Katz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Joan O'Connell, Administrative Assistant
Anthony Gargiulo, RDCS, Chief Sonographer
Catherine Guyton, RDCS, Sonographer
Matthew Varkey, RDCS, Sonographer
Winnie Dossie, RDCS, Sonographer
Maura Mullane, RDCS, Sonographer
Aniko Hersko, RDCS, Sonographer
Maria DeGennaro, RDCS, Sonographer
Mohamed Gasser, RDCS, Sonographer
William Sadler, RDCS, Sonographer
Anna Hamza, RDCS, Sonographer
Chi Kwan Leung, RDCS, Sonographer
Lynette Duncanson, RDCS, Sonographer 

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