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Transoesophageal atrial pacing combined with transthoracic two dimensional echocardiography: experience in patients operated on with arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries

Authors
  • E De Caro
  • G P Ussia
  • M Marasini
  • G Pongiglione
Publisher
Copyright 2003 by Heart
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Medicine
License
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Abstract

Objective: To assess the feasibility, safety, and diagnostic accuracy of transoesophageal atrial pacing stress echocardiography (TAPSE) combined with two dimensional transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) for evaluation of coronary perfusion in patients undergoing arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries.

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