This symposium provides an intensive and comprehensive review of state-of-the-art echocardiography for a wide variety of cardiovascular disorders. It emphasizes the introduction of new technologies and how to use echocardiographic information for patient care. Special emphasis is placed on the integration of echo, CT and MRI and their incremental value in clinical cardiology. A unique feature of this course is live scanning of patients with various CV disorders. This session emphasizes the importance of comprehensive echocardiographic acquisition and management decisions, based on echocardiographic data. Each afternoon, ample time is provided for participants to enjoy a multitude of summertime activities in this picturesque and relaxing environment.