Louis E. Teichholz, Gary R Caputo, Jose Meller, Norman Kashdan, Diane LeBlanc, Michael V. Herman

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In order to facilitate interpretation, teaching, reporting, and research in echocardiography, a computer-assisted system has been developed. No computer expertise is required of the user who, upon instructions from a terminal, enters both quantitative and qualitative data using a digitizing pen. Data are processed and stored in a 100 word record which is used by a reporting program to generate a clinical report including measurements and abnormal findings. A conclusion section generated by the use of multiple decision trees is undergoing development. A full analysis and report can be done in less than 7 minutes. This approach increases efficiency in echo reporting, allows for better teaching and research, and generates an echo data base.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-44
Number of pages8
JournalComputers in Cardiology
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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