ANESTHESIA

Cardiac Masses and Embolic Sources

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Cardiac Masses and Embolic Sources Farid Jadbabaie INTRODUCTION Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is an extremely useful imaging modality for the assessment of cardiac masses and sources of emboli. Enhanced resolution of…

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Critical Care Echocardiography

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Critical Care Echocardiography Etienne J. Couture Caroline E. Gebhard Stephan Langevin André Y. Denault INTRODUCTION Critical care ultrasound (CCUS) comprises ultrasound evaluation of the heart, lungs, pleural space, intraabdominal organs,…

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3D TEE Imaging

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3D TEE Imaging Annette Vegas INTRODUCTION The use of real-time (RT) three-dimensional (3D) TEE has become routine during the perioperative period. Ease of acquisition with the rapid online display of…

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Mitral Valve Repair

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Mitral Valve Repair Maurice Hogan Jöerg Ender INDICATIONS Mitral valve regurgitation is the second most frequent indication for valve surgery (1). The only effective treatment for chronic severe disease remains…

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Transesophageal Echocardiography for Coronary Revascularization

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Transesophageal Echocardiography for Coronary Revascularization Donna L. Greenhalgh Henry J. Skinner Justiaan Swanevelder INTRODUCTION Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) provides an astutely trained clinician with essential information which can significantly influence clinical…

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Prosthetic Valves

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Prosthetic Valves Albert T. Cheung Worasak Keeyapaj INTRODUCTION The first successful artificial heart valves were implanted in 1960. Starr implanted a Starr-Edwards cagedball valve in a patient with rheumatic mitral…

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Aortic Stenosis

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Aortic Stenosis Praveen Mehrotra Ira S. Cohen INTRODUCTION With the exception of coronary artery bypass grafting procedures, aortic valve replacement (AVR) for critical aortic stenosis (AS) is the most common…

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