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Transoesophageal: Chambers and vessels 

Transoesophageal: Chambers and vessels
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Transoesophageal: Chambers and vessels
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10.1093/med/9780198804161.003.0007
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date: 27 January 2022

This chapter covers the chambers and vessels in transoesophageal echocardiography. It includes the left and right ventricles (size, mass, and function); the left and right atria, including the left atrial appendage; the pulmonary veins; the coronary sinus; the interatrial and interventricular septa; the pericardium and pericardial effusion; cardiac tamponade; the aorta (size, atherosclerosis, and dissection); intramural haematoma; aortic transection; thoracic aortic aneurysm; masses; pleural space and lungs; and implanted devices.

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