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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine