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Doppler-Echocardiography in Critically Ill Patients

  • F. Ricou
  • R. Lerch
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 1992)

Abstract

In critically ill patients, prompt detection of the underlying problems requires bedside diagnostic procedures, which are readily available, easy to interpret and which provide comprehensive information in often complicated situations. The procedure should allow the distinction between different etiologies responsible for the clinical signs and symptoms which are often non-specific

Keywords

Mitral Regurgitation Infective Endocarditis Aortic Dissection Pericardial Effusion Transesophageal Echocardiography 
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  • R. Lerch

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