Echocardiography in the Coronary Care Unit

  • M. L. Simoons
  • J. McGee
  • W. Vletter
  • H. Eggink
  • J. Roelandt
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin / Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 167)

Abstract

Echocardiography allows direct investigation of size and wall motion of the heart chambers, as well as left ventricular wall thickness and valve motion. In addition abnormal structures inside the heart can be visualized such as thrombus, myxoma and vegetations in patients with endocarditis.

Keywords

Catheter Ischemia Pneumonia Radionuclide Coumadine 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. Simoons
  • J. McGee
  • W. Vletter
  • H. Eggink
  • J. Roelandt

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