Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 261–262 | Cite as

Transesophageal echocardiography for pulmonary embolism diagnosis in the intensive care unit: artifact in three dimensions

  • Alexandre BedetEmail author
  • Keyvan Razazi
  • Faten May
  • Armand Mekontso Dessap
Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine


Pulmonary Embolism Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Transesophageal Echocardiography Left Ventricular Thrombus Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Supplementary material

Transesophageal echocardiography showing an immobile wall-adherent structure suggestive of thrombus in the right pulmonary artery (AVI 2654 kb)

Real time 3D-acquistion during transesophageal echocardiography magnifying the suspected thrombus in the right pulmonary artery (AVI 3437 kb)

Contrast-enhanced with agitated modified fluid gelatin solution showing complete opacification of the right pulmonary artery during transesophageal echocardiography (AVI 1670 kb)

3D contrast-enhanced acquisition of the right pulmonary artery during transesophageal echocardiography (AVI 1432 kb)

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg and ESICM 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Service de Réanimation Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Henri Mondor, DHU A-TVB Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de ParisCréteilFrance
  2. 2.Faculté de Médecine de Créteil, Groupe de Recherche CARMASUniversité Paris Est CréteilCréteilFrance

Personalised recommendations