Program Statistics

The cardiac imaging volume at Stanford has grown to have some of the highest imaging volumes in the country, demonstrating our experience and specialization.  The Stanford Echo lab is ICAEL (Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories) accredited. 

  • Approximately 30,000 transthoracic echoes per year
  • Approximately 3,000 stress echoes per year
  • Approximately 1300 transesophageal echoes per year
  • Approximately 1500 cardiac MRIs performed per year
  • Approximately 1500 cardiac CTs performed per year


Yearly Procedural Volumes

  • Approximately 40-50 mitral clips
  • Approximately 60-70 left atrial appendage closure devices
  • Approximately 300 TAVRs
  • Additional procedures include: transcatheter tricuspic valve replacment, transcatheter mitral valve replacement, valve-in-valve interventions, valve-in-ring interventions, valve-in-mitral annular calcification placement, mitral valvuloplasty, atrial septal/patent foramen ovale closure, ventricular septal defect closure, paravalvular leak closure, use of intracardiac ECHO