Technical guidelines for the realization of echocardiographies

Registration is open from the 13th JULY 2020.

If you would like to register, please contact your National Hub.


Name of the course: Technical guidelines for the realization of echocardiographies

Edition of the course: 1st Edition

Course enrollment: Monday 13th July – Monday 3rd August 2020

Next enrollment dates:

  • SEPTEMBER: 1-6 / 14-20 / 28-30
  • OCTOBER: 1-4 / 12-18 / 26-31
  • NOVEMBER: 1 / 9-15 / 23-29
  • DECEMBER: 7-13

N.B.: the 2nd and 4th week will be dedicated to the creation and communication of credentials to users.

Course start date: 6th August 2020

Course end date: The course remains open for the duration of the Trial


Who is the course for?

** if you are part of a PoV Team and you are interested into taking part in the Course, please contact your Country’s National Hub. The Referent Person for Training and Education will be your point of contact as participant in a c4c Academy Course.

This training is intended to the staff who will be in charge of performing and interpreting echocardiographies (neonatologists, cardiologists, specialized technicians), and to the research nurses who will be entering data and uploading pictures to the eCRF.


Max. number of persons that each national hub can enrol: 20


Bloom’s taxonomy level of the course:









General Description:

The course explains how to perform an echocardiography, which is an exam required for the TREOCAPA study. In fact, the ultimate purpose of this course is to ensure the echocardiographies are realized following the exact same method across the 62 investigational sites in order to obtain standardized images for the entire study.

Echocardiographies are an efficient technique to assess the closure of the ductus arteriosus which is the primary endpoint of the TREOCAPA study phase II.

An echocardiography also needs to be performed at Day 7 for infants enrolled in TREOCAPA study phase III.

The course explains what needs to be completed in the eCRF, and what the process is to upload images to the eCRF.



  1. Requested echocardiographic views for Treocapa study
    • supra-sternal view,
    • left parasternal long-axis view
    • left parasternal short-axis view
  2. PDA shunt size and flow pattern
  3. Pulmonary overcirculation
  4. Systemic hypoperfusion
  5. Ductus closure



Alban-Elouen Baruteau:

Nadir Bendrik:

Marine Tortigue: