Journal President, International Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Thrombus entrapped in PFO can be demonstrated by echocardiography
in patients with pulmonary embolism and immediate treatment can prevent systemic embolism.
Intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography
has become established over the last 20 years as an important tool for monitoring during cardiac surgical procedures.
Monthly Monitor also finds that GE Healthcare's Optison(TM) -- another type of micro-bubble contrast agent -- also gained market share during the same study period despite its black box warning.
She is a Staff Anesthesiologist and Director of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
(TEE) at Toronto General Hospital, Canada, with interests in cardiac anesthesia and TEE education.
Adult patients with PMV are usually asymptomatic and most often diagnosed incidentally echocardiography
done for another reason.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Echocardiography
(ASE) today backed the use of contrast agents, used to enhance echocardiogram images, and provided a guide for physicians who may be hesitant to use the contrast agents following a 2007 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) black box warning.
As such it serves as an aide-memoire or quick reference text rather than as a textbook for those wishing to learn about echocardiography
Appropriate for physician echocardiographers and all cardiologists, as well as echocardiographic technicians, Practical Handbook of Echocardiography
is the ideal concise guide to using echocardiography
to make definitive diagnoses and improve patient outcomes.
We performed transesophageal echocardiography
for the detection of the nature of this mass and it showed lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum (Fig.
Monthly Monitor also finds that the total number of patients undergoing echocardiographies in the U.
According to the guidelines of the American Society of Echocardiography
and Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists and the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (2,3), TOE is potentially useful in high risk cardiac surgery, nearby organ monitoring and certain noncardiac procedures (4).
Findings Showed No Significant Changes in Pulmonary Artery Hemodynamics in Patients With Normal or Elevated Pulmonary Artery Pressure Undergoing Contrast Echocardiography
Video 1: Two-dimensional echocardiography
image of a giant and round thrombi in the right atrium
TORONTO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Echocardiography
(ASE) holds its 19th Annual Scientific Sessions June 7-11 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.