TITLE

Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Management of Thoracic Stab Wound

AUTHOR(S)
Sandhu, Navparkash S.; Capan, Levon M.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Perioperative Echocardiography;Jan-Jun2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
96355210

 

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