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Transoesophageal anatomy and pathology: chambers and vessels

Paul Leeson, Daniel Augustine, Andrew R.J.Mitchell and Harald Becher

in Echocardiography

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199591794
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591794.003.0007

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Cardiology

Transoesophageal anatomy and pathology: chambers and vessels

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Left ventricle - Left ventricular size and mass - Left ventricular function - Left ventricular ranges - Right ventricle - Right ventricular size - Right ventricular function - Right ventricular ranges - Left atrium - Left atrial size - Left atrial appendage - Pulmonary veins - Right atrium - Right atrial size - Right atrial features - Coronary sinus - Atrial septum - Atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale - Contrast study for intracardiac shunts - Ventricular septum - Pericardium - Pericardial effusion - Cardiac tamponade - Aorta - Aortic size - Aortic atherosclerosis - Aortic dissection - Intramural haematoma - Aortic transection or traumatic aortic disruption - Aortic coarctation - Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm - Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Masses - Cardiopulmonary bypass and coronary artery surgery - Haemodynamic instability - Mechanical cardiac support - Pleural space and lungs - Pacing wires and other implants

Chapter.  13172 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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