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Transesophageal echocardiographic (TEE) evaluation of prosthetic valves.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11236164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
TEE overcomes many of the imaging constraints associated with transthoracic echocardiography for the assessment of valvular anatomy and function. Additional imaging artifacts and constraints associated with prosthetic valves are minimized or overcome with TEE. As such, TEE allows assessment of prosthetic valve anatomy and function and paraprosthetic anatomy, and serves as the diagnostic imaging modality of choice for patients with suspected prosthesis dysfunction or endocarditis.
D S Bach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0733-8651     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  2000 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-09     Completed Date:  2001-05-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  751-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Echocardiography, Doppler*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal*
Endocarditis / ultrasonography
Heart Valve Prosthesis* / adverse effects
Prosthesis-Related Infections / ultrasonography
Pulmonary Valve / ultrasonography

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