Expanded indication: diagnosis of pulmonary embolism by transesophageal echocardiography

Yi-Heng Li, Kou Gi Shyu, Peiliang Kuan

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Abstract

Transesophageal echocardiography is a useful diagnostic tool not only in examination of the heart, but also in examination of the great arteries. Its role in the diagnosis of aortic aneurysm and dissection has been well-established. The pulmonary artery, especially the right pulmonary artery, also can be visualized clearly by this technique. In this report, we described a patient with massive pulmonary embolism which was diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography, and was confirmed by pulmonary angiography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-92
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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