Transesophageal echocardiography in a case of cardiac compression: was it therapeutic?

Abstract

Cardiac compression is a potentially life-threatening complication of heart surgery. This syndrome often has atypical manifestations, challenging our ability to make a rapid diagnosis and to institute emergent, life-saving treatment. We recently evaluated one such patient who showed cardiac compression caused by an unusual paracardiac mass. The addition of… (More)

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@article{Rosenzweig1998TransesophagealEI, title={Transesophageal echocardiography in a case of cardiac compression: was it therapeutic?}, author={Barry P. Rosenzweig and Alexandra Minna Stern and Itzhak Kronzon}, journal={Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography}, year={1998}, volume={11 5}, pages={494-6} }