Release Notes

Latest Version: 4.3
Release Date: June 29, 2022

4.4

  • TBD
  • Added: TBD
  • Updated: Higher resolution icons with lossless compression

4.3

  • Jun 29, 2022
  • Added: Pop-up framework containing references for prosthetic valve sections
  • Updated: Aortic, mitral, and tricuspid bioprosthetic valve information

4.2

  • Jun 6, 2022
  • Added: Ross procedure and intracardiac clot TEE videos
  • Added: Right heart catheterization (RHC) video
  • Added: Adductor canal peripheral nerve block video
  • Updated: Coronary angiography section
  • Updated: Standardized video sizes
  • Updated: UIButton to UIImageView elements under the Anatomy tab

4.1

  • Apr 26, 2022
  • Added: Coronary angiogram section (still under construction)
  • Added: Midesophageal left atrial appendage (LAA) and 5 chamber view videos
  • Updated: Changed autoresizing masks throughout application to improve compatibility with smaller iPhones screen sizes

4.0

  • Mar 22, 2022
  • Added: Midesophageal ascending aorta (long/short axis), upper esophageal aortic arch (long/short axis), transgastric right ventricular inflow, and a few transgastric tricuspid TEE videos
  • Updated: Table icons for References tab

3.9

  • Feb 23, 2022
  • Added: Midesophageal 2 chamber TEE view
  • Added: Aortic intramural hematoma, fungal endocarditis, subaortic membrane, and paravalvular leak videos
  • Updated: Combined "References" and "About" tabbed menu bar content to clean up the interface
  • Updated: Prosthetic valve image transparency

3.8

  • Jan 11, 2022
  • Added: Gallbladder and left upper quadrant (spleen) abdominal POCUS videos
  • Added: Thumbnail icons to menus
  • Added: ClickableImage CocoaPod to expand prosthetic valve images when clicked
  • Added: New video framework using AVPlayerViewController. Users can now expand the video in landscape orientation for better viewing.
  • Updated: Sequence of tab bar
  • Updated: Minor tweaks to user interface throughout app

3.7

  • Dec 11, 2021
  • Added: Ocular POCUS exam
  • Added: Google Firebase Analytics
  • Updated: About section to utilize picker view UI element
  • Updated: App Store Data Collection

3.6

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • Added: Carcinoid tricuspid valve, diaphragm M-mode POCUS, and abnormal bubble study videos
  • Updated: TAPSE and tricuspid regurgitation images

3.5

  • Sep 8, 2021
  • Added: References section (with sections for equations and links)
  • Added: Separate sections for “About” - Author, Changelog, Contribute, Disclaimer & Terms, and References
  • Added: Images for PI jet and RA minor axis
  • Updated: Tab bar and social media icons

3.4

  • Jul 24, 2021
  • Added: Initial dark mode framework
  • Added: IJ clot video

3.3

  • Jul 18, 2021
  • Added: Tendyne, left atrial myxoma, and sinus of Valsalva fistula videos
  • Added: Diastolic flow reversal for AI
  • Updated: Standardization of images

3.2

  • Jun 7, 2021
  • Added: Systolic anterior motion (SAM), transseptal puncture, secundum ASD, bubble study, and LV/RV strain videos

3.1

  • May 5, 2021
  • Added: 3D aortic valve, type A dissection, pericardial effusion/tamponade videos
  • Added: App Store review system
  • Updated: Attributed String implementation

3.0

  • Sep 9, 2018
  • Added: Prosthetic tricuspid valve section
  • Updated: Haptic touch links
  • Updated: UI tweaks

2.9

  • Sep 9, 2018
  • Updated: 2D TEE descriptions

2.8

  • Apr 5, 2021
  • Added: Lung B line video
  • Added: Pulmonary vein profile for MR

2.7

  • Jan 11, 2021
  • Added: Bladder POCUS and femoral vascular videos
  • Updated: Increased text sizes

2.6

  • Dec 4, 2020
  • Added: Cardiac POCUS descriptions

2.5

  • Nov 3, 2020
  • Added: Peripheral nerve block POCUS (EPS and supraclavicular block videos)

2.4

  • Sep 4, 2020
  • Added: Mitral valve area, PISA, and pressure half-time for mitral stenosis
  • Added: 3D mitral valve with color flow video

2.3

  • Aug 31, 2020
  • Added: Video section for POCUS
  • Added: Morison's pouch video

2.2

  • Aug 27, 2020
  • Updated: New EchoTools app icon and Videos tab icon
  • Updated: Added color to the tab bar

2.1

  • Aug 15, 2020
  • Added: Right atrial clot, wall motion abnormality, and 3D mitral valve with Philips TrueVue rendering videos

2.0

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • Updated: LV size/function criteria

1.9

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • Added: MitraClip, pleural effusion, SVC syndrome, and TGA videos

1.8

  • Jun 29, 2020
  • Updated: TEE/TTE video playback does not pause background music from other apps

1.7

  • Jun 18, 2020
  • Added: WATCHMAN procedure
  • Updated: MR and TR severity images

1.6

  • May 28, 2020
  • Added: LVAD inflow video

1.5

  • May 21, 2020
  • Added: Standard, 3D, interventional, and MCS sections to TEE videos
  • Added: Cardiac and lung sections to TTE videos
  • Added: Trifecta, Epic, and Regent valves
  • Added: A splash screen!
  • Updated: Separated TEE and TTE video clips

1.4

  • Mar 16, 2020
  • Updated: Video framework adjusted
  • Updated: Standardized layout elements

1.3

  • Nov 29, 2019
  • Added: Framework for TEE/TTE video clips

1.2

  • Nov 15, 2019
  • Added: Edwards Intuity and Inspiris aortic valves

1.1

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • Added: Color to the UI

1.0

  • May 27, 2019
  • Out of beta!
  • Updated: Adjusted framework to add images more easily in the future

0.9 beta

  • May 25, 2019
  • Updated: Adjusted framework to add images more easily in the future

0.8 beta

  • May 6, 2019
  • Updated: App preview images

0.7 beta

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • Added: TAVR valve section
  • Updated: Aortic and mitral prosthetic valve images

0.6 beta

  • Feb 9, 2019
  • Added: Valve images and references

0.5 beta

  • Feb 5, 2019
  • Added: Valve images and references

0.4 beta

  • Dec 23, 2018
  • Updated: Framework for images

0.3 beta

  • Sep 25, 2018
  • Updated: Bug fixes

0.2 beta

  • Sep 17, 2018
  • Updated: Prosthetic aortic and mitral valve references

0.1 beta

  • Sep 10, 2018
  • Approved by Apple - EchoTools is born!

Initial Archive

  • Sep 9, 2018
  • Submitted to the Apple App Store