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.
|Translated title of the contribution||Critical review of the role of transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of embolic risk in subacute bacterial endocarditis|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Italian Heart Journal Supplement|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine