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Discrete subaortic stenosis: two-dimensional echocardiographic features with angiographic and surgical correlation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7189807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Clinical and M-mode echocardiographic features of discrete subaortic stenosis are indirect and nonspecific. Cardiac catheterization and angiography have invariably been necessary for substantiation of the diagnosis. Our experience with two-dimensional echocardiography in 10 patients with discrete subaortic stenosis indicates that this technique is more sensitive than angiography for the recognition and characterization of the obstruction. Although catheterization is superior in determining the severity of obstruction, two-dimensional echocardiography is at least as sensitivie in assessing ventricular hypertrophy and contractility and is a superior technique for appreciation of the morphologic spectrum of the lesion causing discrete subaortic stenosis.
W D Wilcox; J B Seward; D J Hagler; D D Mair; A J Tajik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mayo Clinic proceedings     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0025-6196     ISO Abbreviation:  Mayo Clin. Proc.     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-08-28     Completed Date:  1980-08-28     Revised Date:  2013-12-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0405543     Medline TA:  Mayo Clin Proc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  425-33     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Stenosis, Subvalvular / diagnosis*,  radiography,  surgery
Cardiac Catheterization
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / diagnosis*
Child, Preschool
Echocardiography* / methods
Middle Aged

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