Echocardiography in stroke: Which probe when?

Thompson, Christopher R.
October 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/19/99, Vol. 161 Issue 8, p981
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on the use of echocardiograms to identify a possible cardiac source of brain embolism. Focus on a review on the issue by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care; Controversy over the use of transesophageal echocardiography as the initial screening test; Recommendations by the task force.


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