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Thoracic aortic plaques, transoesophageal echocardiography and coronary artery disease

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Trindade, Pedro T
Published in Swiss Medical Weekly. 2004, vol. 134, no. 5-6, p. 75-8
Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess whether the detection of atherosclerotic aortic plaques by transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE) could be used as a marker of coronary artery disease (CAD), relying on their number, cross-sectional surface, depth and localisation.
Keywords AgedAorta, Thoracic/ultrasonographyAortic Diseases/radiography/ultrasonographyCoronary AngiographyCoronary Artery Disease/radiography/ultrasonographyCoronary Disease/radiography/ultrasonographyEchocardiography, TransesophagealFemaleHumansMalePredictive Value of TestsPrognosisRisk FactorsSensitivity and Specificity
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PMID: 15113055
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Research group Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire (105)
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SEKORANJA, Lucka et al. Thoracic aortic plaques, transoesophageal echocardiography and coronary artery disease. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2004, vol. 134, n° 5-6, p. 75-8. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:42134

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