Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Management of Thoracic Stab Wound

Sandhu, Navparkash S.; Capan, Levon M.
January 2014
Journal of Perioperative Echocardiography;Jan-Jun2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is useful in diagnosing cardiac and aortic injuries. A case of stab chest is described in which TEE ruled out cardiac injury, located the knife in the left lung and had potential to change the surgical plan.


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