Revisione critica del ruolo dell'ecocardiografia transesofagea nella valutazione del rischio embolico nell'endocardite batterica subacuta

Translated title of the contribution: Critical review of the role of transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of embolic risk in subacute bacterial endocarditis

Giovanni Di Salvo, Valeria Pergola, Mauro Pepi, Paolo Marino, Raffaele Calabrò, Gilber Habib

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Abstract

Embolic events are a frequent and life-threatening complication of infective endocarditis. This review is focused on the role of echocardiography, especially transesophageal echocardiography, in predicting embolic events and in the clinical and therapeutic management of patients with infective endocarditis.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)687-693
Number of pages7
JournalItalian Heart Journal Supplement
Volume5
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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