Transoesophageal Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Mitral Valve

Gary Lau, Ravi Hebballi, Thomas Hemmerling
2012 International Journal of Perioperative Ultrasound and Applied Technologies  
Transoesophageal echocardiography allows the precise assessment of mitral valve pathology. Perioperative assessment of the mitral valve provides valuable support for the cardiac surgical team in planning a repair or replacement of this unique three-dimensional structure. This article will review the echocardiographic methods and views that allow a systematic assessment of the mitral valve apparatus.
doi:10.5005/jp-journals-10027-1018 fatcat:l2oi7jxttncmvgcsgtty36re74