Echocardiology pp 219-232 | Cite as

Contrast Echocardiography of the Left Ventricle

  • J. Roelandt
  • R. S. Meltzer
  • P. W. Serruys
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 13)


Rapid injection of biologically compatible solutions produces a “cloud of echoes” in the blood which is otherwise echo free. The source of this echocardiographic contrast is microbubbles of air introduced during injection [1, 2].


Left Ventricle Mitral Valve Left Atrium Ventricular Septal Defect Indocyanine Green 
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  • J. Roelandt
  • R. S. Meltzer
  • P. W. Serruys

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