Kardiogene Embolie

  • Dirk Hausmann
  • G. P. Meyer

Zusammenfassung

Herz und Aorta sind erst in den letzten 10–15 Jahren als Ursache von arteriell-embolischen Ereignissen (insbesondere Schlaganfall) in den Blickpunkt des Interesses gelangt. Diese Entwicklung war bedingt durch die neuen diagnostischen Möglichkeiten der Echokardiographie, insbesondere der transösophagealen Untersuchung (TEE). In der Erwachsenenkardiologie gehört die Untersuchung potentieller kardiogener Emboliequellen mittlerweile zu den häufigsten Indikationen für die TEE-Untersuchung.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Hausmann
    • 1
  • G. P. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung Kardiologie und AngiologieMedizinische Hochschule HannoverHannoverDeutschland

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