Intraoperative three-dimensional versus two-dimensional echocardiography for left ventricular assessment.

@article{Meris2014IntraoperativeTV,
  title={Intraoperative three-dimensional versus two-dimensional echocardiography for left ventricular assessment.},
  author={Alessandra Meris and Luisa G Santambrogio and Gabriele Casso and Romano Mauri and Albin Engeler and Tiziano Cassina},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2014},
  volume={118 4},
  pages={711-20}
}
BACKGROUND Three-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) technology is now widely used intraoperatively in cardiac surgery. Left ventricular (LV) measurements with 3D transthoracic echocardiography correlate better with cardiac magnetic resonance measurements compared with traditional two-dimensional (2D) transthoracic echocardiography. In… CONTINUE READING