Use of Intracardiac Echocardiography to Guide Catheter Closure of Atrial Communications

Peter R. Koenig, Ra Id Abdulla, Qi Ling Cao, Ziyad M. Hijazi*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) is slowly replacing transesophageal echocardiography as the preferred imaging tool to guide device closure of atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale. This article is a brief review of the literature related to ICE, the technical aspects ICE imaging, techniques for obtaining the standard views, and the future directions of this methodology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)781-787
Number of pages7
JournalEchocardiography
Volume20
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2003

Keywords

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Intracardiac echocardiography
  • Ultrasound imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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