Transesophageal Echocardiographic Guidance of Closed Mitral Commissurotomy

G. I. Cohen, P. N. Casale, B. W. Lytle, J. D. Thomas

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We describe the utility of transesophageal echocardiography in a patient undergoing emergent closed mitral commissurotomy. Two-dimensional images provided an assessment of valve morphology and mobility while Doppler echocardiography was used to monitor the occurrence of mitral regurgitation and changes in valve gradient and area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)332-334
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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