TITLE

Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiogram Using an Intracardiac Ultrasound Catheter in a Congenital Heart Surgery: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Costa, P.; Moura, C.; Areias, J. C.; Sousa, A. R.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p1911
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) during cardiac surgery is a routine procedure. The use of pediatric TEE probes is limited in small infants weighing less than 5 kg. Recent reports have shown the safety of monoplane intravascular ultrasound catheters in transesophageal echocardiograms. This report describes the case of a newborn with total anomalous pulmonary venous return who underwent cardiac surgery. A pre- and postbypass TEE examination was performed, with successful visualization of the cardiac anatomy and function and no complications.
ACCESSION #
91907558

 

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