Echocardiography in aortic disease

D. Moskowitz, L. Shore-Lesserson, D. Reich, S. N. Konstadt

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Abstract

Transoesophageal echocardiography has rapidly become an important diagnostic modality for patients with aortic atherosclerosis or aortic dissection. Use of this modality can help direct patients to proper therapeutic modalities. This paper will review the role of transoesophageal echocardiography in these disease processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)647-669
Number of pages23
JournalBailliere's Clinical Anaesthesiology
Volume12
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Aorta
  • Aortic dissection
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography

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