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Intracardiac ultrasound assessment of atrial septal defect: comparison with transthoracic echocardiographic, angiocardiographic, and balloon-sizing measurements.

Authors
  • Jan, S L1
  • Hwang, B
  • Lee, P C
  • Fu, Y C
  • Chiu, P S
  • Chi, C S
  • 1 Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital and National Yang-Ming University, No. 160, Section 3, Chung-Kang Road, Taichung 407, Taiwan. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cardiovascular and interventional radiology
Publication Date
2001
Volume
24
Issue
2
Pages
84–89
Identifiers
PMID: 11443391
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

It is worthwhile spending a few minutes to perform ICUS during cardiac catheterization since it will provide more detailed information on and high resolution images of atrial septal morphology, especially for patients undergoing transcatheter closure by device.

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