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Transthoracic echocardiography

Known as: TTE, transthoracic echocardiogram 
A non-invasive cardiac ultrasound performed by placing the transducer on the chest.
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Review
2018
Review
2018
BackgroundInsertion of a central venous catheter (CVC) is common practice in critical care medicine. Complications arising from… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Purpose of reviewOur purpose is to discuss the importance of multimodality imaging in the assessment of cardiac tumors and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
ACE : angiotensin-converting enzyme AF : atrial fibrillation aPTT : activated partial thromboplastin time AR : aortic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CRT : Cardiac resynchronization therapy ECG : Electrocardiographic LV : Left ventricular RV : Right ventricular SDI : Systolic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
RATIONALE Right ventricular (RV) function is an important determinant of prognosis in pulmonary hypertension. However… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background and objective: To evaluate the feasibility of an abbreviated focus assessed transthoracic echocardiographic protocol… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To validate transthoracic echocardiography as an easy and reliable imaging method for visceral adipose tissue (VAT… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Controversy exists about the best surgical treatment for esophageal carcinoma. METHODS We randomly assigned 220… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Echocardiography is recognized as the method of choice for the noninvasive detection of valvular vegetations in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To compare the diagnostic value of transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography in infective endocarditis, paired… Expand
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