Quantitative Assessment of Right Ventricular Volumes in Severe Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension using Transthoracic Three-dimensional Echocardiography: Changes due to Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy

T Menzel
2002 European Journal of Echocardiography  
Conclusions: Successfully performed pulmonary thromboendarterectomy leads to a significant reduction of right ventricular chamber size and improvement of systolic function, which can be determined with great precision and quite easily, using transthoracic three-dimensional echocardiography.
doi:10.1053/euje.2001.0129 pmid:12067537 fatcat:td7ulb6nfbfbblvvjcj2vrcx5m