Transthoracic color Doppler echocardiography: a new way to diagnose coronary artery disease.

Until now, transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) has had the capability to visualize only the proximal portions of the main coronary arteries. However, we noticed that transthoracic color Doppler echocardiography has marked potential to visualize flow in the coronary arteries. In clinical cases we tested whether this method is useful for visualizing stenoses… (More)