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American Society of Echocardiography clinical recommendations for multimodality cardiovascular imaging of patients with pericardial disease: endorsed by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic
Allan L. Klein, MD, FASE, Chair, Suhny Abbara, MD, Deborah A. Agler, RCT, RDCS, FASE, Christopher P. Appleton, MD, FASE, Craig R. Asher, MD, Brian Hoit, MD, FASE, Judy Hung, MD, FASE, Mario J.Expand
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Non-Doppler two-dimensional strain imaging by echocardiography--from technical considerations to clinical applications.
During the past several years, strain and strain rate imaging have emerged as a quantitative technique to accurately estimate myocardial function and contractility. Non-Doppler, 2-dimensional (2D)Expand
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Atrial septal aneurysm in adult patients. A multicenter study using transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography.
BACKGROUND An atrial septal aneurysm (ASA) is a well-recognized abnormality of uncertain clinical relevance. We reevaluated the clinical significance of ASA in a large series of patients. The aims ofExpand
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Surgical left atrial appendage ligation is frequently incomplete: a transesophageal echocardiograhic study.
OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the incidence of incomplete ligation of the left atrial appendage (LAA) during mitral valve surgery. BACKGROUND Ligation of the LAA to prevent futureExpand
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Clinical outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous closure of periprosthetic paravalvular leaks.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of the percutaneous device closure of a consecutive series of patients with periprosthetic paravalvular leaksExpand
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American Society of Echocardiography Consensus Statement on the Clinical Applications of Ultrasonic Contrast Agents in Echocardiography.
UNLABELLED ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical educationExpand
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Aortic Atherosclerotic Disease and Stroke
In the 1940s, most strokes were attributed to cerebral vasospasm, a mechanism that is not given a great deal of credence today. It was not until the early 1950s that Harvard neurologist C. MillerExpand
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Review of surgical prosthetic paravalvular leaks: diagnosis and catheter-based closure.
Paravalvular leak (PVL) is an uncommon yet serious complication associated with surgical prosthetic valve implantation. Paravalvular leak can have significant clinical consequence such as congestiveExpand
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Protruding aortic atheromas predict stroke in elderly patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass: experience with intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography.
Protruding atheromas of the aortic arch identified by transesophageal echocardiography have been implicated as a cause of stroke in elderly patients. One hundred thirty patients greater than or equalExpand
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