Visualization of stents in the left anterior descending coronary artery by transthoracic echocardiography in pigs and humans

Yochai Birnbaum, Aurelio Chaux, Huai Luo, Tomoo Nagai, Tasneem Naqvi, Robert J. Siegel

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Abstract

In this study, we demonstrate that coronary artery stents can be visualized by transthoracic 2-dimensional echocardiography. We were able to image stents in the left anterior descending coronary artery in 6 of 6 pigs and in 6 of 7 patients studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-231
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume81
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 15 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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