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Utility of 3D transoesophageal echocardiography for the assessment of tricuspid and pulmonary valves in carcinoid heart disease.
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PMID:  20729293     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on the case of a 45-year-old lady with metastatic carcinoid tumour and carcinoid syndrome who develops severe valvulopathy involving the tricuspid and pulmonary valve. The use of three-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography allowed more detailed morphological assessment of tricuspid and pulmonary valve pathology, sub-valvular apparatus and improved delineation of the relationship between these structures and surrounding cardiac chambers.
Authors:
Sanjeev Bhattacharyya; Margaret Burke; Martyn E Caplin; Joseph Davar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-2114     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK. sanjeev144@hotmail.com
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