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BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY Because the hemodynamic basis of aortic valve area (AVA) has never been validated in vivo, several alternative indices have been proposed to quantify the severity of(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to evaluate the usefulness of transesophogeal echocardiography (TEE) for detecting cardiac damage after blunt chest trauma (BCT). BACKGROUND Multiple methods have(More)
OBJECTIVE To asses the feasibility, usefulness and clinical rentability of the transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in the evaluation of patients suffering a severe blunt chest trauma as well as to(More)