[The usefulness of two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in follow-up studies of dissecting aortic aneurysm].

Abstract

Two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (2D-TEE) facilitates clear imaging of the thoracic aorta, and we have already reported the diagnostic value of this procedure for detecting dissecting aortic aneurysm (DAA). Recently, we performed preoperative and postoperative 2D-TEE in nine surgically treated patients with DAA (Debakey type I: 2 cases, type… (More)

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