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Transoesophageal Echocardiography

  • Magdalena Gurzun
  • Silviu I. Dumitrescu
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Abstract

The multimodality imaging has improved considerable our understanding and possibility to evaluate the right heart cavities and became mandatory for right ventricle evaluation nowadays. However, echocardiography remains the most accessible, fast and cheap modality in every day clinical practice and transesophageal echocardiography became a very useful tool in some clinical scenarios for diagnosis and monitoring purposes as well (peri-operative or peri-intervention, suboptimal transthoracic echocardiography quality).

Keywords

Transesophageal echocardiography Right ventricle Intraoperative echocaradiography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Magdalena Gurzun
    • 1
    • 2
  • Silviu I. Dumitrescu
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Emergency Central Military HospitalBucharestRomania
  2. 2.EuroecolabCarol Davila University of Medicine and PharmacyBucharestRomania
  3. 3.Department of MedicineTitu Maiorescu UniversityBucharestRomania

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