TITLE

Doppler Echocardiographic Detection of Traumatic Ventricular Septal Defect -- A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Missri, Jose; Sverrisson, Jon
PUB. DATE
October 1987
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1987, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p785
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A case of traumatic ventricular septal defect diagnosed by Doppler echocardiography is described. The characteristic pulsed Doppler findings of a Left-to- right shunt were recorded and the two-dimensional echocardiographic images of septal interruption were shown. Combined Doppler and two-dimensional echocardiography enhances the ability to detect the presence of a ventricular septal defect. Doppler echocardiography appears to be a useful noninvasive imaging modality in the evaluation of patients with cardiac trauma.
ACCESSION #
16366711

 

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