[Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in patients undergoing robotic mitral valve replacement].


OBJECTIVE To retrospectively assess the value of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) during robotic mitral valve (MV) replacement. METHODS Intraoperative TEE was performed in 21 patients undergoing robotic MV replacement for severe rheumatic mitral stenosis between November 2008 and December 2010. During the procedure, TEE was performed… (More)
DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1672-7347.2012.12.011


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