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Transoesophageal echocardiography in the critically ill.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9505744     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Echocardiography offers real-time bedside diagnosis and monitoring of a variety of structural and functional abnormalities of the heart. Transoesophageal echocardiography, in particular, provides information on cardiac contractility, filling status and output, valvular morphology and function and on the structure of the ascending and descending aorta in the critically ill patient. The full range of modalities of echocardiography, including M-mode, 2-D-mode, colour Doppler and spectral Doppler, is at the disposal of the intensive care specialist. In this review, the indications for and the clinical impact of transoesophageal echocardiography and Doppler are discussed.
Authors:
J Poelaert; C Schmidt; F Colardyn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1998 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-03-25     Completed Date:  1998-03-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-68     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital, Gent, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Output
Critical Care / methods*
Echocardiography / methods
Echocardiography, Transesophageal / methods*
Heart Diseases / ultrasonography*
Hemodynamics
Humans
Mitral Valve / ultrasonography
Thoracic Injuries / ultrasonography

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