Perioperative imaging for assessing aortic and mitral valve diseases and surgical procedures

  • Marian Kukucka


During the past decade, the use of echocardiography in the perioperative period and, in particular, of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (iTEE) has expanded rapidly [1]. The performance, interpretation, and clinical application of echocardiography in the perioperative environment are complex and require appropriate knowledge, technical skills, and complete familiarity with operative concerns.


Mitral Regurgitation Mitral Valve Disease Regional Wall Motion Abnormality Mitral Valve Regurgitation Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marian Kukucka
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  1. 1.Institut für AnästhesiologieDeutsches Herzzentrum BerlinBerlinGermany

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