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Anomalous inferior vena cava mimicking aortic dissection on transesophageal echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8348767     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is considered an excellent method for the diagnosis of aortic dissection, especially that involving the descending aorta. It has also proved useful in the evaluation of conditions mimicking aortic dissection, usually disclosing in these situations other types of severe aortic disease. We are not aware of any report dealing with venous abnormalities which presented diagnostic problems in a patient evaluated with TEE because of a suspected aortic dissection.
A Torbicki; M Jakubowska-Najniger; J Stanisławska; A Gorecki; R Kalinowski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1993 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-13     Completed Date:  1993-09-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  571-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Medical Academy Warsaw, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Dissecting / ultrasonography*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / ultrasonography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography / methods*
Middle Aged
Vena Cava, Inferior / abnormalities*
Comment In:
Clin Cardiol. 1993 Nov;16(11):A12   [PMID:  8269650 ]

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