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Live three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography-guided transcatheter closure of a mitral paraprosthetic leak by Amplatzer occluder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18707843     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Recently introduced real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography allows online accurate assessment of cardiac structures. Initial experience indicates that this new technique provides improved anatomic definition and novel views of complex cardiac abnormalities in valve anatomy. We demonstrated the utility of live 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the assisted transcatheter closure of a mitral prosthesis paravalvular leak by Amplatzer occluder.
Simon Biner; Asim M Rafique; Saibal Kar; Robert J Siegel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2008-08-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1097-6795     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-10     Completed Date:  2009-02-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1282.e7-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Balloon Occlusion / instrumentation*,  methods
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional / methods*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal / methods*
Equipment Design
Equipment Failure Analysis
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation,  methods
Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Mitral Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  surgery*,  ultrasonography*
Prosthesis Failure
Treatment Outcome
Ultrasonography, Interventional / methods*

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